A study from CASJE (Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education) at George Washington University, led by a research team from Child Trends together with a researcher at Brandeis University, offers new and deep insights into how Jewish early care and education (ECE) can … [Read more...] about New Study Shows Promise of Jewish Early Care and Education for Greater and Long-Term Involvement in Jewish Life Among Families with Young Children
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By Arielle Levites When my youngest child started preschool she cried all day long. Erika, a veteran teacher, held her for hours and comforted her. After two long days my little one (now a great big four-year old) was ready to look around, make friends and explore her … [Read more...] about What Will Happen to Jewish Preschool and the Teachers our Children Love?
CASJE, the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, has announced the next steps in its long-term research project to explore how Jewish early childhood education (ECE) can serve as a gateway for deeper and more sustained involvement in Jewish life. While broadly … [Read more...] about New Project Will Explore How Jewish Early Childhood Education Can be a Gateway for Ongoing Involvement in Jewish Life
Every May, 400 of the best staff members from Jewish camps across North America come together for 5 days of workshops, song sessions, and campfires, learning from seasoned faculty and from each other at the annual Cornerstone Fellowship Seminar. The program, run by Foundation for … [Read more...] about FJC Cornerstone Alumni: Change-Makers Transforming Jewish Life
By Harlene Winnick Appelman Over the past twenty-five years, a generation of innovative, committed and philanthropic Jewish citizens has taken a serious interest in Jewish education and identity building. As a result, the landscape of Jewish education has seen significant … [Read more...] about Stay Optimistic, Keep the Conversation Going: Notes from the Covenant Foundation