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The First Torah Homeschooling Conference is geared towards providing support and encouragement to those who are already homeschooling, as well as to educate parents who would like to learn if homeschooling is a viable option for their families. The conference will take place in Baltimore, MD on June 28, 2009, at the Park Heights Jewish Community Center. The conference will have two plenary sessions and parallel workshops.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2009
In the wake of the canceling of the annual CAJE Conference and the ultimate closure of National CAJE, a group of veteran CAJE members maintained an online discourse on how to continue the CAJE tradition. It was decided to hold a mini-conference to continue to provide professional development and networking opportunities for Jewish educators and to jointly explore ways to encourage and enable the next generation of Jewish educators. The conference, organized by the Mid-Atlantic Regional CAJE, will be held on August 9-12, 2009 at the Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center in suburban Baltimore, MD.
Updated: May. 20, 2009
The Siegal College, Cleveland, OH is devoting its summer institute to An Educator’s Guide to Perplexing Times. The institute to be held in Cleveland on August 9-12, 2009, will be led by the full range of the Siegal College Judaic and Education faculty as well as a set of national experts leading intensive tracks.
Updated: May. 20, 2009
The Orthodox Union, in conjunction with the Renfrew Center Foundation, is sponsoring a full-day conference for professionals on 'Food, Body Image, and Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community,' on Sunday, June 7, from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. It will take place at Ramaz Middle School, 114 East 85th Street, New York City. The event is open to professionals in the field, rabbis, rabbinical and social workstudents, with limited space for the general public.
Updated: May. 18, 2009
The Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University College London (UCL) will host a Postgraduate Students Workshop on Jewish Education on September 23, 2009. Postgraduate students and researchers in the early stage of their career are welcome to participate and will be given the opportunity to present a short paper on their own research. The workshop will focus on presenting research on the history of Hebrew education from the 1880s to the outset of World War I.
Updated: May. 11, 2009
For the first time this year between June 24, 2009 and July 8, 2009, MOFET JTEC of The MOFET Institute is conducting a special Leadership Seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish Communities in the Spanish Speaking World. 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 and create an ongoing supportive digital social network.
Updated: Apr. 23, 2009
The 53rd Annual Torah Umesorah National Leadership Convention will be convening on May 13-17, 2009 at The Friar Tuck Inn in Catskill, New York. Educators and administrators of Torah Umesorah affiliated yeshivas and schools will be gathering for sessions with master educators, Torah authorities and administration experts.
Updated: Apr. 06, 2009
The Paideia Project Incubator is a program for activists and entrepreneurs for Jewish culture who want to develop new projects in the educational, cultural, communal and institutional fields. The Incubator offers professional and experienced faculty and an intensive, effective studying program including lectures, workshops, peer-groups, courses in Jewish Textual Studies, individual counseling, and meetings with foundation representatives – all aimed at promoting, guiding and advancing participants projects.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2009
The GISHA conference (Good Ideas Supporting Hebrew Access), to be held at Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA, between April 26-27, will focus on how to help students with special needs to learn and use Hebrew reading skills in a variety of educational settings. Leading Jewish special education researchers and educators who specialize in Hebrew language will be presenting.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2009
Jewish Educational Leadership invites articles for the Fall 2009 issue focusing on teaching the Holocaust in the light of a resurgence of anti-Semitic expressions and attacks on Jews, state-sponsored Holocaust denial, misappropriation of the Shoah and its images, the disappearance of eyewitnesses, Shoah weariness and postmodern apathy.
Updated: Mar. 22, 2009