Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

The Power of Belonging

How can we build community? One approach is to establish regular practices to ensure that belonging and connection are built into organizational life and group activities. Wendy Verba, senior program officer, Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Ma…

Pedagogy of Partnership and the Power of Relationships

What do we mean by teaching and learning? What do (we want) people (to) learn? And how do they learn both subject matter and values, ways of being in the world? We asked Orit Kent and Allison Cook, co-founders of Pedagogy of Partnership, to look at how teaching and learning happens in relati…

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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