By Emily Winograd Vulnerability. Honesty. Risk-Taking. If you’re like many of us, these words more likely describe your improv class than the last professional conference you attended. With a full agenda of speakers, breakouts, and networking, professional gatherings often h … [Read more...] about The Art of Risk-Taking: 3 Things We Learned at this Year’s Collaboratory
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By Dr. Misha Galperin In the summer of 2015 an anonymous “federation professional” published an article in eJewishPhilanthropy commenting on the imminent demise of the federations in the light of competitive landscape and other factors. I had then asked a number of current and … [Read more...] about Of Customers, Federations and Donors.
By Mindy Gold What was the last thing you noticed in your classroom or school that made you go, “Hmmm. I wonder…”? We regularly capitalize on these moments for our students, fanning the sparks of their curiosity into full flame, but it’s just as crucial for ourselves as profess … [Read more...] about The Power of Action Research: Naming, Noticing, and Navigating for Change
By Rabbi Shmuel Feld In his eJP article, “Knowledge: The Key to Jewish Survival,” Rabbi Meni Even-Israel indicates that our longevity “is driven by our desire to debate, to dig deeper in our quest for knowledge.” He suggests that “…by challenging each other and supporting the d … [Read more...] about Jewish Survival Needs More than Knowledge to Survive: A Response to Rabbi Even-Israel
For the past 25 years, the Covenant Foundation has been committed to identifying and championing the most promising educators and projects in the field of Jewish education. With the constant goal of seeking out sustainable ideas and rooting them firmly in the landscape of … [Read more...] about A Call for Stories About JFS Programs in your City: Tell Us What’s Good!