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This year’s digital version of the Limmud Festival attracted record participation as the cross-communal event celebrated its 40th anniversary. More than 3,800 people bought tickets but organisers calculate that once multiple viewers on screened sessions were factored in, the number of participants reached 5,000.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2021
Join us for three days (January 24-26, 2021) of community, connection, and celebration! Are you a Jewish educator in an after school program, Hebrew school, or another part-time setting who’s been called on to grow and adapt in ways previously unimaginable? Do you feel that despite the many challenges, both personal and professional, it has also been a time of tremendous creativity and resilience? Then this conference is made for you! Join us online for this year’s Voices from the Field conference: a peer-to-peer conference for educators working in Jewish after school settings.
Updated: Dec. 09, 2020
UnitED, a branch of the Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, together with CET and philanthropists around the world, aims to strengthen Jewish Day Schools around the globe. During the Coronavirus pandemic, UnitED established an emergency training center for teachers on building successful distance learning models. Now that schools are on summer break, UnitED convened a global group of Jewish day school educators to discuss lessons about education. They shared challenges, failures, and successes and set goals to benefit teaching and learning during and beyond COVID-19.
Updated: Jul. 16, 2020
During MOFET's study day “A Corner Stone: Building Education and Teacher Education Systems in Times of Crises and Change” that took place online on June 30, 2020, we addressed the following questions: (1) What common difficulties did we face? (2) What solutions were found? (3) What can we learn for the future, to work better even in routine days? Lecturers from England, Ireland, USA, Hong Kong, Portugal, Finland, and of course, from Israel, participated in this day of collaborative learning. They spoke about their lessons, learned as teachers, teacher educators, administrators, education ministry officials, and third sector members.
Updated: Jul. 14, 2020
A Corner Stone: Building Education and Teacher Education Systems in Times of Crises and Changes – An Online International Study-Day
The MOFET Institute is honored to invite you to take part in this most important and relevant International Study-Day on Building Education and Teacher Education Systems in Times of Crises and Changes. The event will take place on Tuesday June 30 between 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM Israel time and will be conducted in English. Participation in the event is entirely free of charge but requires registration in advance.
Updated: Jun. 15, 2020
CASJE will present findings during a webinar series for Jewish Early Childhood Leaders, "Leadership in the COVID-19 Wilderness." This project is a joint initiative of The Paradigm Project, the Jewish Early Childhood Collaborative, The Jewish Education Project, The Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, and JECELI.
Updated: Jun. 10, 2020
Building upon the previous successes of the Institute for the Study of Modern Israel (ISMI), CIE offers the CIE/ISMI Educator Workshop on Modern Israel: a four-day (June 28 - July 1, 2020) opportunity for educators and educational leaders to deepen their understanding of Israel’s history, politics, economy and society, while cultivating participants’ skills in classroom application and best practices.
Updated: Mar. 11, 2020
The Ethical Creativity Institute (ECI) is a weeklong (June 15-19, 2020) professional development and curriculum design program created and hosted by The Brandeis School of San Francisco that combines the emergent fields of design thinking, tinkering, and constructionist education with Jewish traditions and ethical frameworks.
Updated: Feb. 24, 2020
Over 300 Jewish educators and community leaders from across North America took on the role of student at The Jewish Education Project’s Jewish Futures Conference. Educators, Jewish communal professionals, and community leaders studied with experts on anti-Semitism, trauma, mindfulness, and internet culture at New York University’s Kimmel University Center on Wednesday (Dec. 4, 2019). Together, participants discussed and debated the conference theme of “Pride and Prejudice: Jewish Education's Battle Amid Growing Anti-Semitism”.
Updated: Jan. 08, 2020
The Tikvah Summer Fellowship aims to inspire and empower young men and women to lead lives of Jewish purpose and leadership. In their eight weeks of residence with the Tikvah Fund (June 14–August 13, 2020), students will learn from great professors and meet public figures and religious leaders who straddle the worlds of academic research and active engagement in Jewish affairs. They will also undertake an independent research project or internship, suited to their own interests and exposing them to difficult practical challenges faced by Jewish leaders today.
Updated: Dec. 11, 2019