Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

Question Marks and Exclamation Points

Makom, the Israel Education Lab of The Jewish Agency for Israel, empowers educators, rabbis, activists, and arts and community leaders across the spectrum to ask tough questions and articulate compelling visions for their communities in the area of Israel education and engagement. Here, Robb…

Creating a Culture of Engagement and an Age of Partnership

In 2016, even as the world around us has changed, Federations have remained true to our historic purpose. Still, we have changed our tactics in response to new generations' attitudes toward community, philanthropy, religion and culture. 


Robert Kovach, president and CEO of the Jewish Fede…

Architecting the Jewish Present and Future

The “Pew study” (The 2013 Pew “Portrait of Jewish Americans) took American Jewish life by storm. We've done a great deal to strengthen Jewish life—a great deal. Federations are leading the charge to expand and deepen Jews' engagement with Judaism—look at Cleveland's jHub for inter…