Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

The Soul Curriculum of Your Organization

Yes, our organizations have souls—our organizations aren’t people, but they are comprised of us, of our innermost thoughts and hopes and fears and strengths. Here, Rabbi David Jaffe, author of Changing the World from the Inside Out, winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award, shares h…

Inclusion is More Than You Think

How do we build inclusive communities? We’ve been taking a closer look at this question and our work in inclusion through a series of webinars and blog posts. In this week’s blog post, Robert Lichtman, chief Jewish learning officer at the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, shares…

Where Everyone Is A Teacher

As life has changed, so to have adult learners’ expectations of their experiences. However, adult education might be changing too slowly to match these expectations.

 

In response, Dr. Julie Lieber, interim executive director and director of education at Kevah, offers a model of t…

Focus on Inclusion: A Communal Call To Action

Best practices and expectations in the disability world have moved from serving people with a disability separately to inclusion of all people, of all abilities, in everything. How does inclusion work in practice? ​

 

Today we learn from Dori Frumin Kirshner, executive director of…

I Don't Solicit on the First Date

Miryam Rosenzweig is currently the chief development officer of The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. With Federation CEO Scott Kaufman, she has been very involved in shaping the idea that engagement is a Federation responsibility, in Detroit and throughout North America. In convers…