Category - Trends in Jewish Education

Affordable Tuition: Paths Forward

Screenshot: Private School Review By Gabe Aaronson In Part 1 of Kol HaBirah’s investigative series on Jewish day school tuition, we explored how the high cost of a day school education affects the Jewish community, and what supports local...

Testing the Waters: New Summer Teen...

There was something fishy about the Sci-Tech Israel program. Just ask Robert, a rising junior at a Westchester high school, who joined 28 other teens from the New York area and around the country for three weeks on this Israel adventure. The...

Makom board considers changes to boost...

By Paul Lungen Makom is a place in downtown Toronto that takes its mandate of inclusivity and diversity very seriously. Originally conceived in 2009 as a venue for Jews of all persuasions and levels of observance to gather in a spiritual...

An optimist’s view: Remarks by Jon...

Photo by Ellen Dubin The following are remarks shared by Jonathan Woocher z’l (1946-2017) on the occasion of his receiving a doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from the Jewish Theological Seminary, May 18, 2017. This is an honor...

The Life-Long Innovator: The Legacy of...

We continue celebrating the life, work, and friendship of Jonathan Woocher. We are honored to share the words below by David Bryfman of the Jewish Education Project celebrating Jon. Visit JEDLAB on Facebook to read additional words of...

Design Thinking Takes Center Stage

HaKaveret Design Team; courtesy JEIC by Rabbi Shmuel Feld Design Thinking Takes Center Stage as 100 Educators Reimagine Judaic Education in Jewish Day Schools Boston, MA (May 18, 2017) – Jewish Education Innovation Challenge...