The Atid Day School Innovation Challenge, a joint initiative of PresenTense Group and The Jewish Education Project with the support of UJA-Federation of New York, is hosting a Hackathon to highlight and encourage innovation in Jewish day schools. The Hackathon, which will be held … [Read more...] about Jewish Day School Educators, Tech Professionals and HS Students to Prototype New Ways to Use Technology
Archives for April 2015
The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world’s major religions, as well as by people switching faiths. Over the next four decades, Christians will continue to make up t … [Read more...] about Pew: Muslims to Overtake Jews as 2nd Largest Non-Christian Religion in US
The NADAV Foundation announces a contest for the Best Peoplehood Innovation Grants in the following fields: Jewish renewal (informal Jewish education); Young Jewish leadership; Mass-media (Internet, TV., etc); Visual arts and performance projects. Only projects (not … [Read more...] about NADAV Announces Jewish Peoplehood Innovation Grants
By Rachel Fadlon Passover is about remembering a collective journey from slavery to freedom. It’s about passing our story down to the next generation, so that we never forget where we came from - never forget our journey. How can we pass the story down to all our children? H … [Read more...] about Bringing EVERYONE out of Egypt
By Jill W. Smith Passover is a holiday replete with tradition. The entire Jewish family, both literally and figuratively, comes together to celebrate the community’s freedom from oppression and redemption. Through storytelling and the symbols on the Seder plate, we are r … [Read more...] about Our Passover Question: How Do We Involve Jewish Intermarried Families in Communal Life?