Announcing the Schedule and Speakers for the Global Day ON AIR 2018 - Webcast series exploring the theme: “Extraordinary Passages: Texts and Travels” Global Day ON AIR is a LIVE online video series available FREE to everyone, everywhere. Global Day ON AIR takes place on Sunday, November 11. October 29, 2018, Somewhere in Low Earth Orbit: They say it’s not the destination, but the journey that matters. Would Jewish texts agree? Judaism was … [Read more...] about Extraordinary Passages: Jewish learning will travel the world on November 11. Where will texts take you?
ORT America, a fundraising organization for World ORT, has launched a major rebrand. Recognized for more than a century of achievement in Jewish education and vocational training, ORT’s scope of work has evolved over time, expanding to include innovative programs and quality instruction in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and empowering students with translatable knowledge and transferrable skills that meet the demands of the … [Read more...] about ORT America Launches Rebrand
The Ruderman Family Foundation has launched a campaign in Israel to strengthen the relationship between the two sides. Targeted to Israelis, a video was released as part of the campaign in which children speak to the people of Israel, saying that "American Jews have always used their influence in order to support Israel," and also added: "American Jews have donated hundreds of billions of dollars to Israel,” "American Jews fight for Israel … [Read more...] about Ruderman Family Foundation Launches Campaign to Unite Israel and US Jewry
The Leichtag Foundation has awarded a $10 million challenge impact investment to JLens' Jewish Advocacy Strategy, a Jewish values-aligned investment offering that advocates with companies on Jewish communal concerns - religious tolerance and coexistence, social and environmental issues, and support for Israel. Jewish institutions have invested nearly $50 million in the strategy to date. Values-based investing, also known as impact investing or … [Read more...] about JLens Receives $10m Impact Investment from Leichtag Foundation
The Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership at GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development has established a new Master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in Jewish education to begin Summer 2019. Interested students can apply by visiting the GW Student portal. The program is designed for Jewish day school educators, heads of departments, directors of congregational schools, or individuals … [Read more...] about GW’s Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership establishes New Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction