Tag - David Bryfman

Natalie Portman’s Gift to Jewish Educators

Photo by Georges Biard, via Wikimedia Commons By David Bryfman As Jewish educators we thrive on moments when popular culture and Jewish practice intersect. These moments provide us with launching pads to start any number of conversations with an inbuilt resonance for our youth – if the topic is good enough for our pop cultural icons to...

Post-Parkland activism shows
teens don’t need our praise.
They need a place at the table.

Twitter screenshot By David Bryfman In the aftermath of the fatal mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Jewish community should take note: Teenagers are not just the future of the Jewish people; they are the dynamic force driving social change today. Today we are witnessing history unfold as the American teenage populace is mobilizing. This...

The Future of Engaging –
and Re-engaging Jewish Youth

Screen capture: ClickHowTo By Lenny Silberman “This is massive – what an opportunity to get in on the ground floor,” said David, as we watched thousands of enthusiastic young fans pack the Barclays Center this past September. David is David Bryfman, Chief Innovation Officer of The Jewish Education Project. And the opportunity? Esports. I had...