Category - Educational Research

On the Myriad Capacities of a University...

by Michelle Chesner Who are the librarians at your university, and what can they do for you? There are different types of librarians in a university library: catalogers, selectors/bibliographers, reference librarians, rare book librarians, and...

From Sons and Daughters to Women and Men:...

By Abigail Phelps There is hardly a Jewish professional working today who hasn’t let slip a rueful laugh at the old joke about the rabbi and the mice. In case you haven’t heard it, here is the short version: a synagogue has been overrun by...

Hebrew Infusion at American Jewish Summer...

By Sarah Bunin Benor “Achshav kulam na lavo la’aruchat erev” (Now, everyone, please come to dinner), said one young man to the other madrichim (counselors) and chanichim (campers) at Habonim Dror Camp Galil, a small progressive Zionist...

Israel Education Needs Coaches, not...

By Sivan Zakai and Hannah Tobin Cohen Imagine you’re playing in the Super Bowl. Would you rather have the encouragement of an enthusiastic cheerleader or the guidance of a skilled coach? The field of Israel education is crowded with...