Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

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.

 

The two posters above appea…

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…

What Are Federations Doing in the Engagement Business? Our Work as a Field

IV.    Our Work as a Field     


The day after the General Assembly, about 140 people—Federation volunteer leaders and professionals, expert educators and philanthropists, and other educational leaders—got together to talk about relationship-based engagement and its implication…

What Are Federations Doing in the Engagment Business? Our Role

III.    Federations’ Role

     
The day after the General Assembly, about 140 people—Federation volunteer leaders and professionals, expert educators and philanthropists, and other educational leaders—got together to talk about relationship-based engagement and its implicatio…