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Jim Joseph Foundation Awards Grants to...

The Jim Joseph Foundation has awarded more than $17.4 million in new grants at its spring 2016 Board meeting to support effective Jewish learning experiences and the educators who help make those experiences possible. Major Jewish education...

No Success without Learning to Fail

By Cyd Weissman “Fail Forward” is the mantra of entrepreneurs. Take risks. You will fail, guaranteed. Learn from it.  Once a little smarter, boldly launch again. Instead of meeting failure with crimson shame and pink slips, entrepreneurs...

Warning of crisis in French Jewish schools

Jewish school in Paris; illustrative – courtesy Chabad By Shirli Sitbon A senior educator has warned of a crisis in Jewish education in France as schools close due to falling pupil numbers. Four of France’s 200 Jewish schools have...

Building Connections Between Jewish...

More than 150 Jewish professionals from across the former Soviet Union recently participated in JDC’s sixth annual Jewish Educators’ Conference, held at the Hesed Eliyahu social welfare center in Tbilisi, Georgia. The group...

American Hebrew Academy student Mei Lin...

Greensboro, NC – At only age sixteen, American Hebrew Academy junior Mei Lin Kallman’s transition from a young girl who loved to write poetry in her journal to a successful writer-filmmaker in her native Indonesia has been a remarkably...