By Anna Serviansky Meet Amy. During the day, Amy works at Jewish World Watch, a nonprofit whose work is to vision a world without genocide and provide humanitarian aid to those who have been oppressed. Meet Aaron, who helps protect tenants to preserve and produce more … [Read more...] about Social Justice in Higher Education
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By Anna Serviansky In designing JustCity/CityStage 2.0, JTS’s Pre-College summer program for teens, our team of educators intentionally crafted a setting and learning environment where the objectives of experiential education would be met. While we were unsure how this u … [Read more...] about Virtual Experiential Education: It Works!
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
The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) has selected Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz to be its eighth Chancellor. A renowned expert on Jewish American history with more than three decades of experience as a professor and institutional leader, Dr. Schwartz will be the first woman to lead … [Read more...] about The Jewish Theological Seminary Appoints Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz as the Institution’s Eighth Chancellor
By Dr. Shira D. Epstein As we stood six feet apart at 7 p.m. on Saturday evening, waiting for the daily New York City clap for essential workers, I considered the words we would recite during havdallah moments later - words about choosing hope and strength over fear and … [Read more...] about Recognizing the Resilience of Jewish Educators