Category - Educational Research

An optimist’s view: Remarks by Jon...

Photo by Ellen Dubin The following are remarks shared by Jonathan Woocher z’l (1946-2017) on the occasion of his receiving a doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from the Jewish Theological Seminary, May 18, 2017. This is an honor...

The Life-Long Innovator: The Legacy of...

We continue celebrating the life, work, and friendship of Jonathan Woocher. We are honored to share the words below by David Bryfman of the Jewish Education Project celebrating Jon. Visit JEDLAB on Facebook to read additional words of...

Celebrating Jonathan Woocher z”l

Last month we invited readers to share memories of and learning from the visionary Jewish educator Jonathan Woocher, of blessed memory, who died July 7, 2017. In celebration of his life, students, friends, and colleagues shared thoughts and...

Agent(s) in our Jewish Educational...

In her column below from last week’s JFNA email, Beth Cousens talks about the life and legacy of Jonathan Woocher. As the sad news of his death spread through the social media world, people shared anecdotes of their encounters and...

The Potential Impact of Educational...

[This article is part 2 of the series Continuing Conversations on Leveraging Educational Technology to Advance Jewish Learning. The series is a project of Jewish Funders Network, the Jim Joseph Foundation, and the William Davidson Foundation...

Life After Nativ: The College Years...

This survey of college-aged Nativ alumni was designed to gather quantitative information regarding their implementation of the program’s goals during their college years. Overall, college-aged Bogrei Nativ (Nativ alumni) continue to implement...