Congregational Learning


Today in North America, congregational learning is where the largest number of Jewish children receive their Jewish education. Through leadership coaching, peer networks and microgrants, our work helps local clergy and education directors respond to some of the greatest challenges facing today’s learners and families. Together, we’re ensuring that Jewish learning remains relevant and meaningful in the 21st century.

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Resource Guide
A resource guide for Jewish educators and youth professionals in the aftermath of the fatal mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
How we can provide our students and youth with the emotional support that they need now, and to empower this generation to bring about the change they want to see in this world. Access our webinar recording and resources.
Resource Guide
The following resource guide is being built in support of and will grow in response to our work around Thriving. As one of a number of educational institutions thinking deeply about this potential paradigm shift in how we approach our work, we have responded to many requests about what to read, watch and listen to - and where to start.

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Facilitator: Susan Tessel
​​​​​​Participants will focus on spiritual learning and soulful education to provide personally relevant, meaning-driven, experiential and ruach-oriented education. Discover best practices of tefillah
Facilitator: Ellen Rank
This continuing network will bring you together with other educators for peer support and critical colleagueship. You will share and get feedback on new ideas you are developing as well as challenges
Facilitator: Jo Kay
This network is for full-time congregational school educators (other than directors) who meet face-to-face to share their innovative models and strategies, and to explore their own potential to make a
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Jewish Education Project , 520 8th Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, New York 10018
How might we build Jewish educational experiences that help learners thrive? Join UpStart and partner with colleagues from the realms of day school, congregational learning, and independent after-school programs, for an engaging, hands-on Design Lab to answer this shared challenge. Participants will have a chance to win one-on-one coaching to bring their idea to life.

Latest News from Congregational Learning

May 18, 2018
Karen Legman Segal
Today, campers and young adults come to camp with emotional baggage that pose serious challenges and we, the professionals, must respond.