Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

Passover and the “Multi-Generational Self”

Rabbi Daniel Brenner is chief of education, Moving Traditions. He brings us this piece of Pesach Torah, which emphasizes the idea from the holiday that we are, through the Passover story, sharing our family’s narrative with our children.

So much about Passover is likely to be different th…

Purim: Embodied Joy

Faith Brigham Leener is a Base (through Hillel's Office of Innovation) co-Founder, and she serves as Director of Base as well as Senior Educator of Base BKLYN.
 

Purim is my favorite Jewish holiday. But probably not for the reasons you might expect. Having grown up as a secular Jew, as a …

The Role of Federations in the Teen Space

Hallie Shapiro Devir is Senior Associate Vice President, Family and Teen Engagement at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. She oversees Federation’s initiatives for youth and young families, bringing more people to Jewish life through meaningful, enriching Jewish experiences. A …

Six Ideas About the Future of Jewish Education & Engagement

Beth Cousens, PhD, is the Associate Vice President of Jewish Education & Engagement at Jewish Federations of North America.
 
What are the best ideas in the space of Jewish engagement?
 
It’s a good question, and one that policy makers in Jewish education and engagement—Federation …

Tapping the best parts of my Judasim

Jonathan Cohen is enjoying the sun and living his best Jewish life in Miami. He works for Repair the World Miami and is always looking for more people to join him while volunteering. Repair the World Miami is grateful to work in close collaboration with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. J…