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Questioning Familiar Narratives

By Michelle Lynn-Sachs The current issue of Journal of Jewish Education features four articles whose diversity reflects the rich amalgam of methods, settings, and content that make up the field of Jewish education. These articles present...

This week: Teaching Tanakh in Jewish Day...

This week, the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE) is hosting a conference for teachers on Teaching Tanakh in Jewish Day Schools at the Pearlstone Retreat Center near Baltimore, Maryland. Over 40 day school educators will be convening...

Hip Hop and Generation Now: A conversation...

This article is Part 2 of Matt Bar’s two-part piece following up on his ELI Talk. Read the first article here. By Matt Bar Last week I contributed an article to this publication about Bible Raps and how we should recognize our students’...

Thinking about September. Which One?

By Paul Shaviv When I was a Head of School, I was always amused by people I met in the summer who would say things like “You must be busy planning next year”.  My response was – “If next year wasn’t already...

Teen philanthropists grant $20K

By Leisah Woldoff Teens on the Jewish Community Foundation Youth Philanthropy Board have made $20,000 in grants to local agencies. This was the first year the board was split into two groups: seniors and freshmen in one and sophomores and...

What Do You Know About Haredi Education?

Morning shoppers stroll past stores on Malkhei Yisrael Street, Jerusalem; Creative Commons photo by Yoninah By Offi Zisser Until late 2014 I headed the advisory services division of JFN Israel, its role being to help funders navigate the...