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The 2019 Hebrew College Jewish Education Conference - Blossoming | Pricha, to be held on November 11-12, 2019 is designed for educators, professionals, clergy and lay-leaders (from novice to veteran) working with students and families of all ages in any Jewish setting. The conference will focus on the blossoming of educators, professionals, students, families, organizations and the Jewish family.
Updated: Sep. 05, 2019
The 7th Annual Hebrew Conference of North America is a continuation of a tradition initiated by the World Zionist Organization and is done in cooperation with the Council for Hebrew Language and Culture in North America and the North American Association of Hebrew Teachers (NAHeT). The Hebrew Conference literally celebrates the importance of Hebrew as a language, as a culture and as a key to identity. During these two days, November 17-18, 2019, in Newark NJ, there will be lectures, panels, and workshops dealing with Hebrew and the teaching of the language in all its aspects, ideology and methodology, inspirational sessions, practical tools and more. The theme of this year's conference is - Hebrew – The Time is Now! and will deal with the state of Hebrew instruction in North America, formulating ways of coping with the current challenges, and expanding the professional knowledge of Hebrew teachers - both in theory and in practice.
Updated: Sep. 04, 2019
2019 Jewish Futures Conference - Pride & Prejudice: Jewish Education’s Battle amid Growing Anti-Semitism
Join The Jewish Education Project for an exploration of how our FJews—and how our orientation must shift in a climate of heightened anti-Semitic rhetoric and violence on December 4, 2019 at 10AM at the Kimmel Center for University Life, NYC.
Updated: Aug. 28, 2019
Afterschool Jewish educators are on the front lines of Jewish learning for hundreds of thousands of children making Jewish life and learning meaningful and joyful every day. They support our kids and families to build positive Jewish identities. Yet too often they are undervalued and left out of larger conversations about Jewish learning after school.
Updated: Jun. 20, 2019
The Summer Sandbox of The Idea Institute and Digital Learning from JETS are excited to partner for a summer PD opportunity unlike any other. Explore project-based learning, digital learning and tools, JSTEAM, and other types of progressive educational models at The Jewish Innovation Conference between August 5-7, 2019!
Updated: Apr. 18, 2019
This intensive week (June 23-27, 2019) of inspiring personal and professional learning includes Jewish text learning, led by Hadar faculty, in a lively beit midrash setting and offers two tracks to choose from for enhancing Jewish learning in the Day School classroom. The first is an in-depth exploration of the Pedagogy of Partnership with Dr. Orit Kent and Allison Cook. The second is an opportunity for schools to send cohorts of faculty who are committed to bringing Hadar's Fluency Standards into their school environments.
Updated: Apr. 10, 2019
The Annual Prizmah Day School Conference is taking place March 10-12, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. It brings together Jewish day school leaders, lay leaders, and communal professionals from across the North American day school landscape to learn from one another and be inspired to dream together.
Updated: Mar. 14, 2019
To increase the likelihood of school-wide change and ultimately reach a greater number of teachers, PCJE will hold a Tefilah Education Conference for Day School Administrators at the Pearlstone Retreat Center in Reisterstown, MD from June 24-28, 2019. PCJE will host a maximum of 15 school administrators and/or key tefilah leaders best able and empowered to lead the tefilah education change process in their schools.
Updated: Jan. 09, 2019
The Bronfman Fellowship is a vibrant network of 1,200+ pluralistic young Jews from Israel and North America. The program begins with a five-week, all-expenses-paid trip to Israel. Fellows explore deep existential questions and Jewish ideas while building friendships with peers who challenge and inspire them. If you are intellectually adventurous, Jewish, and currently in 11th grade, apply to The Bronfman Fellowship!
Updated: Nov. 11, 2018
MOFET Online Seminar: Challenges in Evaluating the Study of Hebrew as an Additional Language (in Ivrit)
This year’s MOFET online seminar for the teaching of Hebrew to beheld between January 7 – 17, 2019, will focus on assessment and challenges it poses to teachers and to the planning of learning processes. Assessment is a central component in teaching and learning processes, and in order to perform it correctly and effectively, professional knowledge and mastery of skills are required. In the field of language instruction in general and teaching Hebrew as an additional language, special issues must be addressed, including: How to assess the mastery of language skills (reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written expression, and verbal expression)? Which methods of assessment are appropriate and which are not appropriate? How can technological applications help evaluate?
Updated: Nov. 11, 2018