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This is the fifth in a series on people and places fostering commitment to Judaism and the Jewish people in the United States and elsewhere by Professor Jack Wertheimer of the Jewish Theological Seminary. In it he tells about the Nahum Goldmann Fellowship program, a unique experiment in global Jewish conversation.
Updated: Apr. 21, 2010
The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) announces the 2010 Silberman Seminar for college/university faculty from all disciplines who are teaching or preparing to teach Holocaust or Holocaust-related courses. Applications must be postmarked or received in electronic form no later than March 15, 2010.
Updated: Mar. 08, 2010
Registration is now underway for the Second Annual GISHA Conference 'Teaching Hebrew to Diverse Learners: From Concept to Classroom,' on Sunday, April 25 to Monday, April 26, hosted by the Center for Jewish Special Education at Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA. Sessions will be appropriate for those teaching at all levels in day school and supplemental schools, from elementary students who are just beginning Hebrew to high school students who are studying rabbinic texts.
Updated: Mar. 08, 2010
The Education Division of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is pleased to announce the 2010 annual Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators. Middle and high-school educators with less than five years of experience teaching about the Holocaust as well as community college faculty are invited to apply to attend this conference. In addition to history, social studies, foreign-language and English teachers, teachers of journalism and other content areas are encouraged to attend.
Updated: Mar. 07, 2010
The 16th Annual Teva Seminar, sponsored by the Jewish National Fund, will take place from June 7-10, 2010 at Surprise lake Camp in Cold Spring, NY. Torah scholars, farmers, educators, students and scientists will engage in environmental sustainability, camping, gardening and other topics of Jewish Environmentalism. Participants will engage in a dialogue about the connection between God, earth, and humanity, gaining the skills to bring it to various educational settings.
Updated: Feb. 14, 2010
The FJC Leaders Assembly 2010 will convene hundreds of professionals and lay leaders from the camping world, as well as funders and Jewish communal professionals to tackle core issues such as program excellence, lay and professional leadership, communication, recruitment, fundraising, and many other topics that will empower participants to further the success of the Jewish camp endeavor.
Updated: Feb. 08, 2010
Sixteen Jewish innovators will serve in PresenTense Summer Fellowships for innovators to tackle some of the Jewish world's most pressing problems. PresenTense will provide training, education and mentoring programs during the six-week fellowship for ideas from Jewish community engagement and education to social action or Jewish art and games.The fellows are paired with an organization that has a specific need. Among the organizations sponsoring fellows are the Jewish Funders Network, the European wing of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, iCenter and Covenant.
Updated: Feb. 04, 2010
The Jewish Women’s Archive will be holding four days of intensive professional development at the Institute for Educators, July 25-29, 2010 in Newton, MA. The 2010 Institute will focus on the rich stories of Jewish women and men involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Open to educators working with students in grades 8–12 in formal and/or informal settings. All expenses (including travel, hotel, and meals) will be covered by a generous grant from the Dorot Foundation.
Updated: Feb. 03, 2010
Professional and lay leaders from Jewish day schools from across the spectrum of practice will come together in a first-ever unified educational conference in January 2010 in the Metropolitan New York area. Jointly planned by RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network, the Institute for University-School Partnership at Yeshiva University, the Solomon Schechter Day School Association, and PARDeS: The Progressive Association of Reform Day Schools, the shared conference represents ground-breaking work in cost-effectiveness and community building among Reform, Conservative, Community and Orthodox day schools.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010
This summer MOFET JTEC will again be conducting a special leadership seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish communities in the Spanish speaking world. During the two week seminar, the participants will study, tour the country, and meet prominent Israeli individuals such as ministers, Members of the Knesset, Ministry of Education officials, leaders of social organizations, and much more. The group will learn and deliberate about issues and topics that are of interest and concern to Jewish communities in the Diaspora.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2009