By Aaron Saxe [Editor’s Note: Each week at the Jim Joseph Foundation staff meeting, a member of the team shares reflections and thoughts about life and work at this unique moment. Aaron Saxe, senior program officer at the Foundation, recently shared this poem below that draws o … [Read more...] about Camp Memories – A Poem
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As cities across the United States and around the world continue to erupt in protests against anti-black violence, Jewish leaders and communities are grappling with how to respond. At the same time, many Jewish organizations are deepening their internal work for racial justice … [Read more...] about Advancing Racial Equity Through Learning and Action:
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Through generous support from The Marcus Foundation, The iCenter and The George Washington University are excited to announce the creation of a Master’s Degree Program in Israel Education - the first of its kind to be offered at a major research university in the United S … [Read more...] about The iCenter and The George Washington University Create Pioneering MA in Israel Education
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?
Danny (Rabbi at Temple Shir Tikva): When I think about the Hebrew words for synagogue most of them feel insufficient. We are a Beit Midrash - a house of study, and we’re more than this. We are a Beit Knesset - a house of gathering, and we’re more than this. And we are a Beit Te … [Read more...] about MWCOLLAB – A Jewish Communal Workspace in the Synagogue…