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Israel’s education system, a tool for...

First day of school at one of the new Tzav Pius integrated schools; photo courtesy Tzav Pius. By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman JNS.org A recent controversial decision by Israel’s Education Minister Naftali Bennett means that haredi (ultra-Orthodox)...

A century on, celebrating the first...

These celluloid cylinders at the Mayrent Institute contain the oldest known examples of recorded Yiddish music, dating to about 1901. Photo: Ron Wiecki, Mills Music Library, UW–Madison. By David Tanenbaum One century ago, the University of...

Yeshivat He’Atid Cost Per Student Fell...

Teaneck’s Yeshivat He’Atid (“He’Atid”) reached yet another key milestone as it closed out the books on its fourth year of operation. With its innovative model of high-quality, affordable education, He’Atid’s cost per student...

ARJE Welcomes Youth Professionals

By Marisa Kaiser and Missy Bell This summer, we announced that RYPA (Reform Youth Professionals Association) will now become part of the ARJE (Association of Reform Jewish Educators). This announcement marks the beginning of our organization to...

NewCAJE holds Annual Conference

400 Jewish educators, clergy and performers from across North America gathered earlier this month for the 7th annual NewCAJE conference. There were over 240 sessions taught by attendees as well as featured presenters such as Yehezkel Landau and...