Category - Opinion

Jewish students have told us about their...

By Robbie Young All forms of hate and prejudice are unacceptable, wherever and whenever they occur. I want to ensure that the doors of the student movement are open to everyone – that everyone has the opportunity through education to learn...

Why You Should Visit Ellis Island Before...

By Jessica Rothbart The idea of an exodus is a tough concept for those of us living in the New York metro area, or for little kids who are not yet familiar with refugee crises in the news. As Jews, we feel safe and welcome in NYC. It is easy to...

Hebrew Through Movement And TPR

By Alisa Shapiro-Rosenberg When I first embarked on my Reimagining Hebrew Instruction project, I scoured the internet for Comprehensible Input-aligned modern Hebrew resources for my classroom and blog. I found close to nothing, and I do mean...

When Holocaust Education Becomes Profound...

By Tamara Rebick One week before the inauguration, I was asked where I thought the Holocaust fits into Jewish education today. In my professional role, Jewish education is experiential, informal and formal, and is understood to be integral in...

Where are the future educators?

By Mitchel Malkus In a few weeks, I will be participating in the Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools’ first ever conference. Prizmah is a new organization that emerged from the merger of five previous day school networks. This...