Category - Educational Research

Between Universalism and Particularism:...

By Dr. Jonathan Krasner Choosing to educate one’s children in a day school demands a set of compromises made in the interests of cultivating within them religious and cultural literacy, and a sense of collective belonging. Beyond the impact...

Edutainment and animal fun in a modern...

Museum director Natan Slifkin included animal skulls and bones in the collection at the Biblical Museum of Natural History. Photo: courtesy By Viva Sarah Press When was the last time you stood face-to-face with a lion, leopard or bear? And did...

The Future of Jewish Day Schools

photo via Hannah Senesh Community Day School FaceBook page by Michael Steinhardt What does one say to a group of people who are committed to Jewish life? I’m more accustomed to speaking with groups not already committed and trying to find...

The Torah U’Mesorah Blended/Digital...

Torah U’Mesorah, the national organization of Hebrew Day Schools, had a question: Could the option of online and/or blended learning solve some of the challenges facing Jewish schools? Could it help small, out-of-town schools offer a more...