Hybrids: Not Just a Car How hybrid learning can transform Jewish education By Lesley Litman and Michael Zeldin [In the second of two articles on the learning from our experience with the four-year old Executive MA program in Jewish Education at HUC-JIR, we focus on how … [Read more...] about How Hybrid Learning Can Transform Jewish Education
by Daniel Held Nearly two years ago I began research for the Jewish Funders Network Greenbook on Jewish Day School Financial Sustainability and Affordability. The publication, sponsored by the AVI CHAI Foundation, offers a landscape study of initiatives designed to buttress … [Read more...] about Buttressing Day School Financial Sustainability and Affordability
By Dr. Harry Bloom Jewish day school growth is getting harder and harder to come by these days. According to a 2006-2010 survey of 50 cross-denominational schools across nine communities, enrollment declined by 14% in non-Orthodox schools and was virtually nil in Modern and … [Read more...] about A Three-Pronged Approach to Boosting Day School Enrollment in a Low-to-Slow-Growth Market
[This series of two articles reflects the learning from our experience with the four-year old Executive MA program in Jewish Education at HUC-JIR. In particular, we focus on two aspects of our learning: 1. why successful mid-career Jewish education professional choose to engage … [Read more...] about The Successful Jewish Educator: When Instinct Meets Know-how
By Josh Miller Within Jewish tradition, an appreciation for the importance of shared measurement tools dates back to biblical times. In Deuteronomy 25:15 the Torah teaches: “a perfect and honest measure shall you have, so that your days shall be lengthened on the land…” There a … [Read more...] about Shared Measurement Tools for Jewish Education: Could It Happen?