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…
Jim Joseph Foundation
By David Farbman In 2012, Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, and five Boston-area day schools launched the B’Yadenu project with funding from the Jim Joseph Foundation and the Ruderman Family Foundation. B’Yadenu, which in Heb … [Read more...] about B’Yadenu: A Strategy for Whole School Reform
By Jeff Kress and Abigail Uhrman There has been much discussion in the Jewish professional world on the challenges of including a wider range of learners in our Jewish educational spaces, but there has been little research on the “bright spots”: where are schools and camps exp … [Read more...] about Bright Spots in Inclusion
Since its founding as in 1924 as Chicago’s College of Jewish Studies, Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership has been on a mission: to train teachers and future Jewish leaders for positions across the Jewish community, to advance higher Jewish education, and assist J … [Read more...] about Spertus Institute announces New Cohort of Jewish Educators for Leadership Training Program
Season 2, Episode 1 of of What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Guest: Barry Finestone, president and CEO of the Jim Joseph Foundation … [Read more...] about Barry Finestone:
Shifting Strategic Approaches