By Rabbi Yael Buechler While school was remote, it was quite a creative endeavor to pivot into the realm of Zoom. We had to quickly find ways to make our virtual programming meaningful and engaging. From having Yonatan Razel, the Israeli singer, make a surprise cameo at our … [Read more...] about The Zoom Where It Happened
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By Rabbi Wendy Pein As a rabbi and Jewish educator, my experience in leading and teaching Tefilah has been largely focused on helping students listen, recite and interpret our traditional prayers so that they form a meaningful connection to them. Rabbi Arnold Eisen … [Read more...] about Rejoicing in a Virtual Education Model on Simchat Torah
The AVI CHAI Foundation has released the 2018–2019 census of Jewish day school enrollment in the United States. Conducted at five year intervals, this census represents the fifth and final AVI CHAI census report. This report presents enrollment data for the 2018-19 school y … [Read more...] about Avi Chai releases 2018–2019 Census of Jewish Day School Enrollment
M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education is thrilled to welcome the inaugural cohort of the Jewish Pedagogies Circle "He who learns in order to teach, it is granted to him to study and to teach; But he who learns in order to practice, it is granted to him to learn … [Read more...] about Announcing the Inaugural Jewish Pedagogies Fellows
By Anna Serviansky In designing JustCity/CityStage 2.0, JTS’s Pre-College summer program for teens, our team of educators intentionally crafted a setting and learning environment where the objectives of experiential education would be met. While we were unsure how this u … [Read more...] about Virtual Experiential Education: It Works!