Resources & Research

The Jewish Education Project is actively tracking trends and opportunities related to educational innovation. We have also learned a great deal from our previous projects and have gleaned significant insights and resources that are valuable to share. Through curated resources and original research, we help educators and Jewish communal leaders better understand – and more effectively address – how to adapt models, respond to new research, and hold onto the best of what we have already re-imagined.

You can browse or sort through our resources below and you will find them spread throughout our site, labeled Related Resources.
 

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Research
Our new report, GenZ Now: Understanding and Connecting with Jewish Teens Today, is now available for download. The survey responses of 17,576 Jewish teens provides a heretofore unprecedented understanding into who these teens are, what they care about and want, and what the Jewish community can do to enhance their lives as people, and as Jews.
Video
How can we deepen our students' exposure to the arts and how can we do so in a rich and meaningful way? What is the connection between neuroscience and the arts and how might that influence how we incorporate the arts into our programs or argue for them in our budgets? How does an Arts-based Jewish educational model differ from wonderful but episodic Arts-based experiences?
Model
Chavurah is an educational model that comes in many shapes and sizes and we have a whole new way for Jewish educators and leaders to lean about it! Explore 14 different Pedagogic and Structural elements of Chavurah through our interactive 3 part Graphic Novel.
Resource Guide
This Resource Guide is being built in support of and will grow in response to our 2018 Jewish Futures Conference: Power to the People. We hope you will let us know how you use these resources in the weeks and months ahead. 
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Our webinar brought together experts and voices from the field, as The Jewish Education Project examined how to speak with children, teens, and families in the wake of this shifting reality; helping them cope, feel secure, and make meaning in today’s world.
Resource Guide
This Resource Guide is being built in support of and will grow in response to the tragedy at Tree of Life * Or L'Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh.
Resource Guide
The resource guide is being built in support of our work around Thriving. As one of a number of educational institutions thinking deeply about this potential paradigm shift, we have responded to many requests about what to read, watch and listen to... and where to start.
Resource Guide
The following articles, videos, website, initiatives, and webinars, have been selected in tandem with our Jewish Futures Conference 2017 tackling the question of How Can Jewish Civics Education Elevate American Democracy?
Resource Guide
You will find a number of key resources from The Why and How of Thriving in Jewish Education retreat that was held May 28-30, 2019, including documents from our three hands-on learning experts.