By Rabbi Jim Rogozen The last few weeks have been extremely demanding for everyone, including those of us who work in Jewish Education. Educators have had to go into high gear to create mechanisms for maintaining learning and a sense of community in schools. I am in awe of … [Read more...] about The Time to Plan is Now
Jewish Education Today
By Dan Aviv I have one child in Jewish day school. I’ve been present (in the fullest sense of the world) while he e-learns. I asked him what his experience was like, one week in. He said: “It’s different, but mostly the same.” Teachers were asked to do the impossible - … [Read more...] about One Week In
By Arielle Levites When my youngest child started preschool she cried all day long. Erika, a veteran teacher, held her for hours and comforted her. After two long days my little one (now a great big four-year old) was ready to look around, make friends and explore her … [Read more...] about What Will Happen to Jewish Preschool and the Teachers our Children Love?
By Shoshi Becker As soon as iTaLAM got word that the first of our 330 schools across the globe was closing down due to COVID 19 - our team got moving. Within three days, our educators and developers in Israel and Canada had developed support materials and teacher training on … [Read more...] about Three Days – And a Revolution
By David Bryfman As we’ve all begun facing our new reality over the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about one Jewish text that I recited perhaps more than any other when I was young. It was a text based on a verse from the Book of Isaiah, with a Talmudic int … [Read more...] about Facing a New Reality with Experimentation and Empathy