By Leeza Negelev and Amalia Mark “It looks just like a living room!” “Oh! The water is warm.” “Is this room for people with disabilities?” Usually, Mayyim Hayyim’s Paula Brody & Family Education Center echoes with voices asking questions and expressing curiosity as … [Read more...] about Experiential Education is a Pedagogy, Not a Place
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By Gavriel Goldfeder [This is part one in a four-part series written by graduates of M2: Institute for Experiential Jewish Education’s Senior Educators Cohort.] For the past three years, working for MIT Hillel, I have taught the Jewish Learning Fellowship’s (JLF) Life’s Big … [Read more...] about The Rhythm of a Classroom
By Melissa Cohavi
As someone who has been involved in the Jewish education world for over 20 years, when I took a position four years ago as the Director of Jewish Identity Development (at Congregation B’nai Yisrael in Armonk, New York), at first I saw no difference between J … [Read more...] about Jewish Education and Jewish Identity Development:
Is there a Difference?
M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education is thrilled to welcome 58 new cohort members to the Senior Educators Cohort and the Relational Engagement Circle. Participants hail from Jewish communities in six different countries and from a variety of organization types, … [Read more...] about M² Welcomes 58 Jewish Educators to New Programs and Announces New Initiatives for 60 more
The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators, Hillel International and The Davidson School of The Jewish Theological Seminary will launch a joint MA program in Experiential Jewish Education. Set to begin this fall, the three-year program, designed specifically for Hillel … [Read more...] about Pardes, Hillel and JTS Launch Joint Masters Program in Education