Category - Education in Action

When hip-hop elevates Jewish Education

photo courtesy Bibleraps.com By Matt Bar [As we explore using technology as an alternate way to express ourselves and engage our students, ELI Talks wondered, how do we take our videos beyond just the viewing, but create more conversation and...

What football can teach us about Israel...

By Jason Feld Imagine a quarterback who had to run every play through a gaggle of coaches, agents, broadcasters, analysts, advertisers, fans and peanut vendors. Crazy, right? You don’t have to be a Vegas bookie to know that regardless of the...

Teaching Chumash Skills using The Torah: A...

By Daniel Bar-Nahum The Chumash, which I used when I first began to learn Torah in-depth, has a special place on my shelf. The notes on its pages are invaluable, not just for their information, but also as a connection to a time in my past and...

The Girls’ Tefillin Initiative

By Rhonda During kayitz 2016, Camp Ramah in New England took a number of steps to empower chanichot (female campers) and madrichot (female counselors) to try to do the positive mitzvah of tefillin in a pressure-free environment. With the help...

A Way Forward for Educators and Leaders in...

By Janet Harris, Denise Moyes-Schnur, Dawne Bear Novicoff, and Seth Linden As more communities around the country recognize both the need for, and potential of, Jewish early childhood education (as mentioned  in a previously published article...

Pardes brings together teachers across...

By Louise Szczerb At the start of the summer vacation, twenty four teachers, spanning grades 2-12, across denominations and from throughout the U.S., participated in the Aleinu Leshabe’ach II: Conference on Tefilah in Jewish Day Schools. The...