By Ana Robbins In “Can We Disrupt Religious School?,” Beth Cousens argues poignantly that a revitalization of Jewish education in America will require more than a change in how we run our schools, it will require religious school to identify a new audience. A new audience? W … [Read more...] about A Response to Cousens
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By Beth Cousens Part I: Religious school accomplishes "everything" - and also very little Philip Roth's Operation Shylock tracks a main character (named Philip Roth) through a long search for self in Israel. At one point, the character is kidnapped and kept in a dingy … [Read more...] about Can We Disrupt Religious School?
By Deborah Fishman This week, more than 1,000 Jewish day school educators, lay leaders, and administrators are gathering in Philadelphia for the North American Jewish Day School Conference 2015: Uncommon Connections. With a tagline of “Schools, systems and success,” the con … [Read more...] about Uncommon Conversations at NAJDS 2015
Five exceptional and highly innovative Jewish educators will receive the 4th annual Jewish Education Project Young Pioneers Award. The award is an initiative of The Jewish Education project. The recipients have pushed the boundaries of Jewish learning experiences to inspire … [Read more...] about The Jewish Education Project Announces Young Pioneers Award 2015 Recipients
More than 1,000 Jewish day school professionals from over 400 schools across the U.S. and Canada will convene today [in Philadelphia] for the 2015 North American Jewish Day School Conference (NAJDSC). This year’s conference theme, Uncommon Connections, focuses on exploring s … [Read more...] about North American Jewish Day School Conference Opens Today