By Elana G. Kahn In my decade running a Jewish community relations council, I was a continual student. I learned in preparation for interfaith dialogue. I studied before press conferences and as I wrote public statements. Then, at some point, I went back to school. I chose … [Read more...] about Jewish Education Makes Better Professionals
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2020. Glad that’s over? Though we have certainly seen an abundance of challenges, this could be promising for the world of innovation. As a product of the pandemic, many are predicting there will be a myriad of new inventions, ideas, and i … [Read more...] about Announcement:
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By Nachama Skolnik Moskowitz The last few weeks brought a flurry of postings on Jewish educator Facebook groups with requests from synagogue educators (and others) for teaching ideas, whether for the upcoming semester or early planning for next fall. So much fit in the … [Read more...] about Where Do We Start?
By Carl Chudnofsky and Rosa Kramer Franck Jewish leadership and learning don’t stop in a pandemic. In fact, we need it more. During challenging times like these, Jewish leaders and educators must support and nourish the communities they serve; they must lead and respond in a … [Read more...] about Now More Than Ever: Why Support Institutions of Jewish Learning and Leadership During a Pandemic?
By Sara Ivry [Editor's note: COVID-19 regulations vary by country. ROI Community members mentioned below were responsible for adhering to all local health guidelines and best practices when organizing events during these unprecedented times.] While COVID-19 restrictions … [Read more...] about Spreading Kindness, a Thousand to a Million