Category - Educational Research

#OnwardHebrew

By Nachama Skolnik Moskowitz In the classic business parable, Who Moved My Cheese (Johnson), four mice live in a maze. Every day, two of them find cheese in a particular spot and feast on it. But one morning they encounter monumental change...

Arugot – Haifa, Israel – Methods used...

By Ruth Kaniel Arugot, located in Haifa – Israel, is a dynamic learning and therapy center for children with learning disabilities, developmental delays and emotional problems. A range of nurturing programs address the needs of 400 children...

Unfiltered Facts Can Link Younger Jews and...

By Leah R. Harrison Keren Fraiman and David Bryfman took on the challenge of unpacking the relationship of American teenagers and young adults to Israel during a breakout session at the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism biennial Sunday...

Vaping: A new teen threat

By Maury Grebenau If you ever want to make someone very nervous, walk into a vape shop and identify yourself to the owner as a high school principal. That’s what I did one afternoon last spring when I realized that I needed to educate myself...

Engaging with Israel on your own Terms

By Lisa Grant As The Fragile Dialogue explores, Israel has quickly become one of the most polarizing forces in the North American Jewish Community. There are those who remain curious and committed, wanting to remain connected in some meaningful...

New Partners in Jewish Education:...

By Laura Novak Winer ABSTRACT: In recent years the Jewish community has witnessed a growth in the development of Jewish afterschool programs that provide childcare as well as Jewish educational programming to elementary age children. This...