Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

The Vast and the Varied: American Jews and Jewish Life Today

Over the past 10 years, many Jewish organizations have integrated research and evaluation into their planning process. Many of these organizations have worked with Rosov Consulting on this endeavor. In our effort to continually explore our essential question, “Who are North American Jews …

Why Federation Engagement Matters: A Conversation with Jay Sanderson

Among themes our Jewish Education & Engagement department is looking to explore is: What are the new institutions and approaches needed to build 21st-century Jewish life? We have already shared our own perspective on this engagement business, what Federations are doing in this space, and why…

The Signs of Marching Jews

What is Jewishness in North America today, and how might our understanding of it and Jewish identity need to change — especially when it comes to education? Guest post by Dr. David Bryfman, chief innovation officer at The Jewish Education Project.

 

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Welcome to Friday Night: We Saved You a Seat

Guest post by Aliza Klein, executive director at OneTable, and Jessica Minnen, resident rabbi at OneTable

Close your eyes and imagine a Shabbat dinner table. What do you see? What do you hear? What do you smell? When we asked this question to adults in their 20’s and 30’s, some sa…

Hybrid Judaism: The Transformation of American Jewish Identity

Who are North American Jews today? How has identity changed or shifted over time? How does this affect our work? 

 

In today’s blog post, Rabbi Darren Kleinberg, Ph.D., shares his research and perspectives on these questions. Over the course of the next several months we’ll share…