By Dr. Bill Robinson "How can we help Jews draw on and use their Jewishness to live more meaningful, fulfilling, responsible lives?" Jonathan Woocher (z”l) in Rabbi Sid Schwarz’s Jewish Megatrends I believe that we stand at the cusp of a new era of revitalized Jewish living … [Read more...] about Thriving, Flourishing, Covenantal Community, Intentional Spiritual Communities, and Positive Judaism: How To Lead In An Emergent Movement?
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By Abby Levine and Dara Steinberg Back in September 2016 we shared with you The Uncertain Road: Story of a Collaboration - Part 1. We billed it as “the first chapter of a story about collaboration” - wanting to share in-the-moment thoughts and observations from both the … [Read more...] about Story of a Collaboration – Part 2
By Dr. Bill Robinson and Dr. Jeffrey Kress At least since the publication of A Time to Act (1990), Jewish education has been operating in crisis mode. The findings of and reactions to the 2013 Pew study added fuel to this fire. We’d like to propose that we shift into … [Read more...] about From Crisis to an Opportunity to Thrive: Announcing the Fellowship in Educating for Applied Jewish Wisdom
A new national project will explore the learning and growth outcomes of teen experiences offered by the largest organizations that engage Jewish teens in North America. The study, led by The Jewish Education Project and Rosov Consulting, will seek to gather data from as many as … [Read more...] about National Study on Jewish Teens to Explore How Programs are Helping them “Flourish in Today’s World”
It is with sadness we share news of the untimely passing of Jonathan (Jon) Woocher, PhD, z”l. Jon, 70, was a long-time educator; a friend and colleague to many of us, and an early advisor to eJP. Jon worked for 27 years at JESNA as President and then as Chief Ideas Officer, … [Read more...] about Jonathan (Jon) Woocher, PhD, z”l