The Jewish Education Project has announced the next cohort of New York-based educators to be honored with the organization’s Young Pioneers Award. This year’s five award recipients have created innovative Jewish learning experiences in their classrooms and institutions to inspire children, teens and families in creative new ways. Other innovations include creating service learning programs teaching Jewish values and creating inclusive Jewish … [Read more...] about The Jewish Education Project Announces Young Pioneers Award 2019 Recipients
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By Betsy Stone, Ph.D.
In December I attended the Jewish Futures Conference, an annual professional conference hosted by The Jewish Education Project. The topic last year was Power - and we were treated to a morning of thoughtful, exciting new ideas. Two speakers, Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms, authors of New Power, taught us to think of power differently.
Power has historically been vertical - the person at the top has most of the power, … [Read more...] about Power and Clergy Training:
The Other 6 Days
By Rabbi Shaul Feldman
Great thinkers have often pondered:
Can one really change a world view that is deeply rooted in one’s heart?
When someone has seen the world through a certain lens for so long, is it feasible to alter that vision?
My experience on the recent Generation Now Fellowship Israel Seminar convinced me the answer is yes. I hope my recounting of this experience will give you pause to think about these important … [Read more...] about Who is Wise?
One Who Learns from All
By The Jewish Education Project Generation Now Team Last year, we published the article below as we were launching the Generation Now Fellowship. As we open applications today for Cohort II, we share again the reflections that guided our desire to launch the fellowship. To learn more about the Fellowship and to Apply click here. *** When thinking about the Jewish community’s classic approach to engaging teens, there are traditionally … [Read more...] about Applications Open: Generation Now Fellowship, Cohort II
Following an extensive national search, The Jewish Education Project has named David Bryfman, Ph.D. as its next CEO. Founded in 1910, and later known as the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York, the century-old Jewish nonprofit agency was rebranded under the direction of Robert Sherman, who assumed the role of CEO in 2007 and repositioned the organization as a catalyst for innovation. “From the first time I met David Bryfman, I was … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings: The Jewish Education Project Names New CEO