By Rabbi Joshua Fenton Last week an article hit my inbox with a provocative title, "Why Jewish Education Doesn’t Suck." I was excited to read what I imagined would be an explanation of how great Jewish education is and how the real challenge is not Jewish education but the Jewish … [Read more...] about A Response to David Bryfman
Jewish Education Today
[The following remarks are adapted from the speech given by Dr. David Bryfman at the ceremony for the Helen Diller Family Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education, an initiative of the San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, on May 6, 2019.] A few … [Read more...] about Why Jewish Education Doesn’t Suck
By Daniela Greiber While English might have taken over from Hebrew, Yiddish and Ladino as the international Jewish language, Jewish learners in Europe are generally not comfortable relying on English language sources, particularly, when they are studying complex Jewish … [Read more...] about How do you say Sefaria in French, German or Italian?
By Alex Pomson
I’ve been studying Jewish day schools for the last 25 years, a long time by most measures. Over two days recently, the potential of this enterprise to create Jewish cultural virtuosos - people with outstanding ability to contribute to Jewish culture - suddenly g … [Read more...] about The Promise of Day School Education:
CASJE (Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education) has named Dr. Arielle Levites its first Managing Director, effective June 24, 2019. CASJE is a community of researchers, practitioners, and philanthropic leaders committed to producing and sharing knowledge to improve … [Read more...] about Dr. Arielle Levites Named Managing Director of CASJE