Tag - Jewish Education Project

The Life-Long Innovator: The Legacy of Jonathan Woocher

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 appreciation and consider studying in Jon’s memory. By David Bryfman Following the release in 2013 of the Pew...

Educating in Challenging Times

By Robert Sherman Open conflict abounds now in the political environment around issues we might have thought long settled or at least far down the road toward general consensus. Race relations, feminism, abortion rights, inclusion/gender, religious freedom, immigration, free press, health care, voter rights, foreign policy, separation of powers...

Hip Hop and Generation Now: A conversation about the Jewish Education Project’s latest study

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’ interests while at the same time recognizing that not all activities that youth find engaging are not on...

No Success without Learning to Fail

By Cyd Weissman “Fail Forward” is the mantra of entrepreneurs. Take risks. You will fail, guaranteed. Learn from it.  Once a little smarter, boldly launch again. Instead of meeting failure with crimson shame and pink slips, entrepreneurs believe, as Robert Kennedy did, “to achieve greatness, you have to fail greatly.” David Bryfman, Chief...