Category - Education in Action

The Courage to Change

Photo couretsy Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford.[/caption] By Andrea Rose Cheatham Kasper When and where do you observe courage in a changing environment? I always thought it was at the moment of decision – the point when...

Learning from Sports Coaches and Charter...

By Toby Barg Coaching is about teaching, and the more effectively you can teach, the more complexity players can handle. As technology has gotten better so has the teaching, which has had a direct effect on the quality and complexity of the...

Engaging with Israel on your own Terms

By Lisa Grant As The Fragile Dialogue explores, Israel has quickly become one of the most polarizing forces in the North American Jewish Community. There are those who remain curious and committed, wanting to remain connected in some meaningful...

From ASL interpreters to service dogs...

Wheelchair-accessible bimah platforms, like this one at Young Israel of Toco Hills, in Atlanta, are among the changes Orthodox synagogues are making to be more inclusive of Jews with disabilities. Photo Courtesy Young Israel of Toco Hills. By...

Nurturing Intentional (American) Judaism

By Linna Ettinger Cultivating a strong sense of national identity starts from the tender age of three in Israel, when public education becomes compulsory. In every early childhood setting we visited in Haifa during the Boston-Haifa Early...