By Rabbi Rachel Bovitz, Rabbi Dr. Morey Schwartz, and Judy Snowbell Diamond The publication of “The Kranjec Test” in eJP several weeks ago sparked a conversation throughout the Jewish educational world. We want to add our voice to the conversation and offer a constructive add … [Read more...] about The Learner Test: A Source Sheet is just the Beginning
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By Rabbi Julia Andelman With the outbreak of COVID-19, we have been compelled to rethink the fundamental rituals and social structures that have organized and given meaning to Jewish life. Jewish prayer, Jewish learning, and even Jewish … [Read more...] about Living a Life of Meaning – Online
By Linna Ettinger In an ultimate declaration of optimism, Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts is doubling efforts to nourish lay leaders and future clergy through continued courses this fall. Pivoting quickly in response to COVID19, starting in March, all coursework for 63 … [Read more...] about Nourishing Hope and Connection by Exploring the Bounty of our Past
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 Dr. Sandra Lilienthal In the past few weeks, thousands of people around the world, who were only marginally connected to Jewish learning, if at all, have attended online classes. They are homebound, in desperate search for connection, intellectual stimulation and safe … [Read more...] about COVID-19: An Educator’s Reflection – Where do We Go From Here?