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Jun 13, 2019
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The Jewish Education Project
New grant from SafetyRespectEquity Coalition allows New York-based nonprofit to explore how gender impacts the experience of Jewish educators in congregations.
Apr 25, 2016
By
David Bryfman, Chief Innovation Officer
This year my wife and I decided to send Jonah, our six-and-a-half year old, to Jewish day school. As an atheist Jewish educator, I knew what to expect in the classroom and from the school. The conversations during the commute to school, on the other...
Apr 19, 2016
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David Bryfman, Chief Innovation Officer
Originally published on eJewishPhilanthropy Unveiling new research that offers 14 outcomes Jewish teen initiatives can strive to achieve Part 1 of 2 As the field of Jewish education evolves, more funders, organizations, practitioners, and families...
Mar 2, 2016
By
Yonah Kirschner
The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Purim might be “Costumes!” but what really makes the holiday unique on the Jewish calendar is the custom of putting on the special Purim play (shpiel in Yiddish). Going back centuries, the often...
Feb 3, 2016
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Tatyana Dvorkin
Originally published on Whooo's Reading It’s difficult to get through a day in 2016 without using Google for something, whether you’re lost in an unfamiliar area, chatting with a friend, or in a heated argument with a colleague about exactly which...
Jan 4, 2016
By
Yonah Kirschner
In this Educator Spotlight, Rabbi Yehoshua Lindenbaum explains how educational technology and blended learning have transformed the learning experience for his students. Rabbi Yehoshua Lindenbaum teaches 10th and 11th grade Judaic Studies (Gemara and...
Dec 31, 2012
By
Marni Thompson-Tilove
At the Carole Zaber Nursery School at The JCC in Manhattan. …but they’re still worth committing the time and energy to”, encourages Ilana Ruskay-Kidd , the Early Childhood Director of The Manhattan JCC’s preschool on the UWS. In a room full of 25...