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Thinking and Rethinking Supplementary Religious Education: A Look at 9 Congregational School Models

photo courtesy Valley Beth Shalom By Phil Jacobs Whether you’re part of a “Tribe,” awash in the educational waters of  “Mayim,” or have opted to trade in the one-size fits all religious school model for a forward-looking “JQuest” – there are many innovative ways to obtain a synagogue-based Jewish education. To wit: Temple...

A Twin Cities Abraham

Ross’s character in The Abraham Play is on the search for a property deed, but finds lessons on heritage and character and sacrifice instead. By H. Glenn Rosenkrantz Minneapolis, Jan. 19, 2016: For ten nights last month, Twin Cities residents got a glimpse of themselves through the prism of a fictional, hyperkinetic businessman reaching for...

Planning For Disruption: A Use Case in Digital Learning

By Barry Joseph When powerful, new approaches to learning are introduced through digital tools, meaningful disruptions occur along the way. This doesn’t mean everything that’s difficult is worthwhile. There are myriad challenges facing educators–and sustaining innovative practices which require additional resources is just one. But if...