Category - Trends in Jewish Education

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...

Hebrew Learning for the 21st Century

By Rabbi Stacy Eskovitz Rigler I graduated from Hebrew Union College in the age of possibility. At the turn of the millennium anything was possible for Jewish life. Five years before the first recession, looking back, it seemed like the golden...

Fulfilling Our Potential

By Daniel R. Weiss Last week a post on the JEDLab Facebook page, a question was posed asking, “What Tanach references do you have in regards to Jewish disabilities awareness month?” The question got me thinking about what we do in Jewish...