Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

What We Are Talking about When We Talk about Engagement

(We’re Talking About Education) 
 

Beth Cousens, PhD. is the Associate Vice President, Jewish Education & Engagement, Jewish Federations of North America

 
I was intrigued by Erica Brown’s post in eJewishPhilanthropy from August, “​What Are We Talking About When We Talk About En…

Edah – A New Approach to Jewish Learning After School

Rabbi Joshua "Yoshi" Fenton is founding Executive Director of Studio 70, A Jewish Learning Laboratory. He has vast experience in developing innovative and engaging projects in various aspects of Jewish education & engagement. Rav Yoshi has his Rabbinic ordination from the Ziegler School and …

Born Again

Radical amazement for sunsets, backpacking through Israel, and the writings of A.J. Heschel and Jack Kerouac initiated a spiritual journey for Rabbi Brad Greenstein that would fuse his love of music, Torah, nature, and poetry. Rabbi Brad is currently the Senior Director of Jewish Learning fo…

Finding Their Way Home: Rethinking Teen Travel to Israel

Rabbi Scott Aaron is Associate Vice President, JUF Education of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.

I was recently perusing my Sunday New York Times and came across an interesting piece about parenting philosophy in the Netherlands. It seems that the Dutch ha…

Developing the pipeline to Jewish camp

Dr. Daniel Held is the Executive Director of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education, which builds the capacity Toronto’s system of Jewish education. He has a wide range of experience in strategic philanthropy, conducting research and evaluation to maxi…