By Cheryl Moore Six weeks after the Tree of Life massacre, our neighborhood of Squirrel Hill is still in shock. You can hear it in the muted tones of conversations and see it in the pained faces. We still can’t quite believe that brutal violence took the lives of our loved ones. We still struggle with being the target of virulent anti-semitism. We shudder as we realize that phrases like “one of … [Read More...] about Do We Really Want To Return To Normal?
By Mark Shpall August 30, was my first school day as the head of de Toledo High School, a Jewish community high school in West Hills, CA. Coming into my first headship, I assumed (hoped??) my first year would be free of issue or controversy. Less than 2 months later, our community was shaken with back-to-back-to-back tragedies. On October 27, our community was rocked by the news out of the … [Read More...] about In the Face of Tragedy: 10 Lessons Learned by a New Head of School
Registration is now open for the JTFN Summit 2019. Engage, empower, experience. That is what will be happening for professionals in the wider field of Jewish teen philanthropy programming and engagement at the JTFN Summit 2019 in San Francisco, CA, March 17-19, 2019. Through two and a half days of workshops, interactive sessions and plenaries, […]
UJIA launchs 3rd Call for Proposals for Si3 (Social Impact Investment Initiative) in Israel UJIA is seeking entrepreneurs, organizations and initiatives in Israel that aim to generate sustainable, measurable and beneficial social impact (SRI) alongside a financial return (ROI) in areas that align with our core focus in Israel. Si3 initiative is a cutting edge […]
[This essay is from The Peoplehood Papers, volume 23 – “The Israeli Diaspora – a Peoplehood Perspective” – published by the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education.] By David Mallach The Israeli-American diaspora took a long time in coalescing. The dual rejection that it experienced did not lead to community collective but rather to fragmentation and […]
By RachelAbrahams It’s now been about eight years since AVI CHAI became interested in the field of personalized learning and the potential that this new model of education has to impact student growth and classroom experience. We concentrated our efforts on supporting a shift to blended learning, the strategic combination of teacher-led instruction and technology, […]