By Daniel R. Weiss Last week a post on the JEDLab Facebook page, a question was posed asking, “What Tanach references do you have in regards to Jewish disabilities awareness month?” The question got me thinking about what we do in Jewish Day Schools to include all students, no … [Read more...] about Fulfilling Our Potential
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By Andrea Lieber [This article is the eighth, and final, in a series written by participants in the Senior Educators Cohort at M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education.] I live a double life as a Jewish educator. Most of my colleagues know me as a professor … [Read more...] about Experiential Education: An Approach. Not a Place.
By Dr. Ziva Hassenfeld and Dr. Jonah Hassenfeld It’s not every night Stephen Colbert talks Tanakh. Last week, in a somewhat unusual interview, Rose McGowan brought up the biblical story of Jonah to explain her distaste for organized religion. “There was a dude in a whale’s s … [Read more...] about Stephen Colbert and the Goals of Jewish Education
By Shira Hecht-Koller [This article is the seventh in a series written by participants in the Senior Educators Cohort at M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education.] A few years ago, my family purchased a new home. A lovely house with an abundance of light, the … [Read more...] about Architecture of Values
By Janet Harris and Denise Moyes-Schnur Ten years ago, the Early Childhood and Family Engagement (ECFE) Initiative (formerly known as Early Childhood Education Initiative) of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (the … [Read more...] about Ten Years Later, A Model Changing the Landscape of Bay Area Jewish ECE