Category - Education in Action

Learn to Teach with Animation

BimBam is cooking up something new in the studio! This summer, they’ll be launching our first-ever professional development offering for Jewish educators. They’ll teach educators how to do stop motion animation and how to bring it...

The Wow Metric of Success: Jewish Life...

Spring has arrived, and the Jewish community is busy planting with purpose. In Vaughan, Ontario, the yellow coltsfoot and purple-blue scilla are just starting to flower at the Kavanah Garden, a half acre community garden that’s part of...

A Holistic Approach to Youth and Teen...

By Marisa Kaiser At Temple Sinai in Atlanta, we have spent the last three years re-visioning and implementing changes in our approach to education. Three and a half years ago, new to my position, I spent the first few months of my job getting...

Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Getting...

This is the third in a series of articles exploring the diversity of Hebrew learning strategies at congregational schools. Imagine there’s a seder and a room full of people wait expectantly for a young child to read the Four Questions. How...

An Antidote for the Stressed-Out: Jewish...

A Series of Articles for Exploration By Rabbi Miriam Burg Family life in modern America is often overwhelming. We live in a fast-paced world where e-mails and phone calls are unrelenting, the demands on our time too many, and the expectations...

Knowledge: The Key to Jewish Survival

By Meni Even-Israel Throughout my childhood, and well into my adulthood, my father, Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, constantly reminded me of our family adage: “It is better to be a heretic (apikorus) than an ignoramus (am ha’aretz).”...