By Michael Feinstein Bulgaria, Chile, Estonia, Israel, Paraguay and Ukraine. What seems like an odd grouping of countries actually reflects the home countries of 12 Jewish leaders who were part of a delegation that participated in the JCC Association of North America’s B … [Read more...] about Around the World in Four Days
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By Rob Weinberg I love building furniture. When I open my toolbox, I know I’ll find just the right tool for the challenge before me, the implement that will make an otherwise difficult task just flow. And I find joy as I apply the wisdom that’s channeled through the tools and m … [Read more...] about Ready to Experiment with Your Congregation’s Educational Program? Open The Toolbox!
Yeshiva University and The AVI CHAI Foundation have launched a new online program called CollegeNOW, which will offer high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to deepen their Jewish learning for college course credit. Designed and taught by nationally-recognized experts … [Read more...] about Yeshiva University and AVI CHAI Foundation Launch CollegeNOW
Three outstanding Jewish educators who are leaders of innovation and impact - and who by their very successes are pushing the field to take notice of the power of inclusive, creative education - are the 2016 recipients of The Covenant Award. Daniel Henkin, Director of Music at … [Read more...] about Three Jewish Educators Receive the 2016 Covenant Award
By Suzanne Selengut eJewish Philanthropy At a World Jewish Congress (WJC) plenary in Argentina in March, where resolutions regarding the organization’s future were put to vote, over 40% of voting delegates from the organization’s North American chapter were under 45, with a si … [Read more...] about Younger Stakeholders helping World Jewish Congress Shape the Future