Tag - Jewish Education Project

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...

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...