By Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath Like all of my fellow educators, I had a to do list in mind for Summer 2020. I was going to sit on my floor surrounded by neon index cards and thoughtfully rework my leadership development content for the year to come. I was going to visit my teens … [Read more...] about Nurturing the Individual and the Collective: Lessons from a Summer of Mentorship
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By Dr. Laurie Fisher When it came time for me to choose a dissertation topic, I knew I wanted to focus on supplementary Jewish education, having spent over eighteen years in the field. A friend suggested Jewish afterschool programs, and quickly I began looking into the Nitzan … [Read more...] about “So exciting, so rich and right”: Jewish Afterschool is Here to Stay – Funders Please Take Note
By Melissa Cohavi, LMSW, MARE, RJE As a Jewish educator, and a student of Jewish education for almost a quarter-century, I know well the history of Jewish education in the United States and the many critics of supplemental Jewish education as not being enough to sustain the … [Read more...] about Is the Pandemic the End of Jewish Education as We Know It?
As the school year begins, The Jewish Education Project is launching a dynamic new Jewish Educator Portal (educator.jewishedproject.org) - a one-stop-shop for Jewish educators to access curated content and resources, ongoing professional development, and eventually a mechanism to … [Read more...] about New Jewish Educator Portal is One-Stop Shop for Curated Content, Professional Development, and Convenings for Jewish Educators
By Tammy Kaiser, MSJE [This article is the second in a four-part series featuring graduates of the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute (MTEI). MTEI is a two-year journey of discovery, helping educational leaders transform their educational communities into places where … [Read more...] about The Return of Baby B