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Dec 11, 2018
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The Jewish Education Project
New role to begin July 1; follows extensive national search to succeed Robert Sherman
Dec 15, 2017
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David Bryfman, Chief Innovation Officer and Abby Pitkowsky, Director, Israel Education
"To be reflective of the authenticity of Israel today, Jewish learners must be exposed to the positive aspects of Israel as well as its complexities, struggles, and conflicts, which can be fraught with anxiety and emotion."
Dec 14, 2017
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Robert Sherman, Chief Executive Officer
"Education is all about small changes; an education is earned over time," writes Bob Sherman about the long term impact of small change.
Nov 16, 2017
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The Jewish Education Project
Recipients of the 2017-18 Qushiyot fellowship, who will spend the year learning and collaborating on projects to improve Israel education, have been announced.
Nov 15, 2017
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The Jewish Education Project
Two past recipients of The Jewish Education Project Young Pioneers Award -- Yoni Stadlin and Jane Tuv -- honored with Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize.
Nov 8, 2017
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David Bryfman, Chief Innovation Officer
Since taking the Oath of Allegiance, David Bryfman has been asked the same two questions by many people. “Why would you want to become an American citizen?” and “Of all times, why now?”
Nov 1, 2017
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Suri Jacknis
You never know who you might meet at our annual Jewish Futures Conference. Suri Jacknis, Director of Educator Networks for The Jewish Education Project, recounts how she learned about the ways funeral professionals explain death to children.
Nov 1, 2017
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Suri Jacknis and Yonah Kirschner
Some people put off explaining death to children until they are forced to address it. Stephanie Garry of Plaza Jewish Community Chapel tries to have these conversations sooner, giving children a sense of what this life cycle event means and how they can be prepared to deal with their feelings about it.
Oct 30, 2017
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Yonah Kirschner
“I know you’re really good at X, so we’re going to talk about that and put it into Hebrew.” Yeshiva Har Torah educator and Young Pioneers Award recipient Sara Duani shares tips for teaching Hebrew language so that it sticks.
Oct 26, 2017
Children and parents have many questions about how and why life ends and how to explain it. Here are five of the most common from each.
Oct 18, 2017
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Tatyana Dvorkin
It is an awesome power to be able to learn anything, anytime. But how we find, analyze, interpret, and evaluate this influx of information is of paramount importance to how each of our worldviews is shaped and our personal opinions defined.