Category - Education in Action

Transforming Synagogue Education through...

By Rabbi Rebecca Rosenthal and Mirit Sands This is the fourth in a weekly series of posts from a coalition of institutions across the continent devoted to nurturing the emerging transformation of congregational and part-time Jewish education...

Design helps define Jewish experience for...

By Scott Turner Ask a four-year-old what matters most about the classroom furniture that she helped design with local college students, and you get an insightful response. “That I can draw on it,” said Ellie, a pre-K student, who with her...

Creating a Pedagogical Vision for Tanakh...

By Ziva R. Hassenfeld This year marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Jewish education. A few weeks ago, Prizmah, a new organization comprising the five major day school networks, held its first conference. Thousands of educators...

Can Today’s Congregational School Teach...

By Dr. Scott Aaron [This is the third in a weekly series of posts from a coalition of institutions across the continent devoted to nurturing the emerging transformation of congregational and part-time Jewish education. The series is curated by...

Three Steps To Preserving Peoplehood: A...

By Eli Ovits Over the last year, I’ve travelled across the Jewish world to work with communities on several continents involved with Limmud, the global volunteer organization committed to Jewish learning, diversity and empowerment that I...