By Alex Pomson and Frayda Gonshor Cohen One of the more positive Jewish communal stories at this time of communal disruption is of how hundreds of Jewish day schools, globally, have mobilized so that students can continue their education via distance learning … [Read more...] about Reaching the Relational Heart of Jewish Day Schools. Why it Matters.
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By Audrey Lichter This pandemic has heightened our reliance on the very kinds of connectivity and community we’ve been growing and practicing since our inception. In 2009 I was asked to envision a national program that would partner with organizations and encourage … [Read more...] about A Time to Re-Invest in Adult Jewish Education
By Rabbi Leon A. Morris The past several months have been unlike anything most of us have ever experienced. Much of the routine of our lives has been upended. At the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, though, we have been working to transcend the cold uncertainty of these … [Read more...] about Pardes Is Open for Learning with 50%-100% Off Tuition
Educational project Eshkolot has launched “Dérive in Berlin,” a unique online platform inspired by Franz Hessel’s cult guidebook from the 1920s. Hessel’s ‘Walking in Berlin - A Flaneur in the Capital,’ was originally published in Germany in 1929. A prominent German Je … [Read more...] about “Dérive in Berlin” Brings the Art of Strolling into the 21st Century
By Manette Mayberg We are almost at Shavuot, which is typically an opportune time to gather together in person to study Torah. Even with today’s social distancing requirements, Shavuot certainly should remain a time to highlight the foundational source of our Jewish wisdom and … [Read more...] about N’aaseh! Taking Action to Preserve the Holiness of Jewish Education