Category - Education in Action

How synagogues can be more inclusive to...

Screenshot: Gesher School By Gianna Colizza Gesher is a new school that has opened in north-west London this term. It strives to support children with special educational needs and fill a gap between specialised education and Jewish studies. We...

The Ritual of Giving [Programs]

By Danielle Segal, JTFN Program Manager What is ritual? One definition says that ritual is “a series of actions or types of behavior regularly and invariably followed by someone”.[1] Wearing your favorite shirt to watch your NFL team and...

Tefilla Engagement – A Coaching Model

By Ariel Tal Tefilla is an ideal personal growth tool. Classically, Tefilla is depicted as a connection between Man and God. However, let’s examine the use of Tefilla as a self-mantra exercise for coaching, and its effect on changing and...

Why Ramah Works – and Why It’s...

Camp Ramah New England; courtesy Foundation for Jewish Camp By Arnold M. Eisen The great sociological theorist Peter Berger passed away earlier this summer, just as thousands of Jewish kids were heading off to immersive camp experiences that...

Testing the Waters: New Summer Teen...

There was something fishy about the Sci-Tech Israel program. Just ask Robert, a rising junior at a Westchester high school, who joined 28 other teens from the New York area and around the country for three weeks on this Israel adventure. The...

Three Thoughts on the Youth Movement

By Joe Grabiner I’m coming to the end of ten years of unbroken involvement in RSY-Netzer. I’ve cut my hair, cleared my desk, and at the end of this week I’ll leave the Sternberg Centre as an outgoing Movement Worker. The movement has...

Students build bridges

Rabbi Nicole Roberts speaking at the Youth PoWR conference. By Shane Desiatnik JEWISH university students joined Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and other young people of different faiths at Saint Sabina College in Strathfield on...