By Drs. Sharon Avni & Avital Karpman In our previous article Hebrew Learning in American Public Schools: An Under-the-Radar Educational Experience and Resource, we discussed our assessment of the state of the field of Hebrew language instruction in public schools, shared in Mapping Hebrew Education in Public Schools: A Resource for Jewish Educators, a project funded by the Consortium … [Read More...] about Hebrew Learning in American Public Schools: Growing the Teacher Pipeline to Build the Field
By Maya Natan On September 9th, over 200 funders, foundation professionals, and philanthropic representatives gathered in Tel Aviv to be part of the growing community of Israeli philanthropists at the 2nd Israeli Philanthropy Conference. The conference was presented by JFN Israel in partnership with Tel Aviv University's Institute for Law and Philanthropy, the Forum of Foundations in Israel, … [Read More...] about Reflecting on the 2019 Israeli Philanthropy Conference
Encounter, an educational organization cultivating more informed and constructive Jewish leadership on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has named Dan Lange as its first Chief Operating Officer. Dan Lange joins the Encounter team at a moment of rapid growth, and is charged with overseeing the translation of vision and strategy into operational tactics, as well as the […]
Are you a camp director or camp educator of an overnight camp? Apply for M²: Camp Educators Cohort 2 (CEC) today. Enhance the impact of Jewish experience at your camp by learning innovative methods and cutting-edge educational approaches. Designed as a partnership between the camp director and lead educator, CEC provides a multi-disciplinary learning approach […]
UJA-Federation of New York has issued its annual High Holiday service guide, which includes 120 synagogues and community centers in the five boroughs, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and Westchester with services open to the community. To access the guide, visit https://www.ujafedny.org/find-a-service/.
By Heidi Geller For many of you who work in and for the community, there is very little time to think, let alone set aside time for personal reflection when preparing for and overseeing High Holiday programs. Your job is to provide for others – to make others’ High Holidays experiences meaningful. This is one […]