Category - Trends in Jewish Education

Re-Imagining the Israel Experience for...

By Alex Sinclair Why do we send Rabbinical students to Israel for a year of study, and what should they be doing there? For the past three years, the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of the Jewish Theological Seminary has...

The Best Laid Plans: Samson Benderly and...

By Dr. Jonathan Krasner This is one of several articles from “Gleanings,” a publication from the Leadership Commons at the William Davidson School at JTSA. This issue asks: “What does it take to nurture small successes into larger...

Pushing the Boundaries: Disability...

By Robin Gofine, Linda Kislowicz, Liv Mendelson, and Susie Sokol Two years ago, four Canadian Jewish organizations (Jewish Federations Canada-UIA, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, D.A.N.I; and the Miles Nadal JCC) came together to mobilize...

The Jewish Educator: NewCAJE’s Journal...

NewCAJE has published the latest edition of The Jewish Educator, an online version of what was once a print publication of the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education. These articles come from academics, educators in the field and...

Key Issues in Adult Jewish Learning and...

By Dr. Jane S. Shapiro One of a series of articles about lifelong Jewish learning The observations that follow were presented to a group of adult Jewish learning professionals and educators as part of the Chicago Adult Jewish Learning...

Addressing #MeToo with Jewish Teens

Teens from the 2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellowship cohort participating in a retreat workshop. By Larisa Klebe If you work with teens in any number of settings (religious school, day school, youth group, Rosh Hodesh groups, etc…), you know...

The Chicago Adult Jewish Learning...

Adult learning at Spertus Institute, Chicago. Photo by Dan Rest. By Dr. Dean P. Bell First in a series of articles about lifelong Jewish learning There are many opportunities for adults seeking to engage in Jewish learning – ranging widely in...