In an effort to make its programs available to a larger pool of qualified students, Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies has launched a distance learning option, Revel Remote. Beginning with the Spring 2018 semester, the online platform will allow r … [Read more...] about YU introduces “Revel Remote” Distance Learning
Archives for January 2018
By Bree Kessler Programs where Jewish teens learn the “Jewish response” to social issues like hunger or homelessness are far from new. In fact, I can remember clearly as a youth at Hillel Day School in suburban Detroit the multiple field trips I made to Mazon: A Jewish Res … [Read more...] about Can you Teach a Teen to be a Jewish Social Innovator?
In small towns with scarce resources, parents ask, “If it’s so hard, why am I doing it?” By Chava Leiba Witkes Portland, Oregon, is known for its microbreweries and bike lanes, not its Jewish life. “I get so many weird questions,” said Rachel Hall, a life-coach who sends … [Read more...] about It Takes A (Jewish) Village
By Mark S. Young While this may have been a more apropos article for Chanukah, consider this a charge for each of us in our new year. Ask yourself, “What lights you up?” in your work and in your life. Isn’t it a better, more inspiring, more meaningful question than: “So what do … [Read more...] about What Lights You Up?
By Rabbi Joshua Rabin [The following article is offered as a partnership between eJP and the Clergy Leadership Incubator program (CLI). CLI is a two-year program to support and encourage congregational rabbis and rabbinic entrepreneurs in the areas of innovative thinking, … [Read more...] about Synagogues Are Not Helpless