Moreh L'Morim 2012: Lo Bashamayim Hi - Reaching Toward Heaven, Standing on Earth

July 15-18, 2012

Source: Moreh L'Morim


Moreh L’Morim is a 4-day summer institute, held between July 15- 18, 2012, and devoted to Judaic and educational growth for Jewish educators. The conference is an opportunity to learn, network, explore, dialogue, create and engage with some of the best and brightest in the field of Jewish Education, Torah Study and Hebrew. Moreh L’Morim 2012 is held at Congregation Shaarey Zedek located in Southfield, Michigan (a suburb of Detroit).


Moreh L'morim provides various study opportunities, from intensive tracks of study over 3 or 4 days with renowned scholars, to individual workshops with well-known national and local educators, to small group work and dialogues or team building.


Now in its fourth year, Moreh L’Morim has grown into a well-known summer conference on education. With an emphasis on excellence and academic integrity, this conference is perfect for teachers, school administrators, rabbis, cantors, and lay people.


Moreh L'Morim is proud to welcome the following featured scholars and presenters to the 2012 conference:

Chelsea Bailey, Educational Program Design Consultant, and consultant with the National Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative (JECEI)

Joan Carr, RJE, Education Specialist with the URJ Education Consulting Group

Jan Darsa, Director of Jewish Education, Facing History and Ourselves

Judy Elkin, M.Ed., PCC, ORSCC, certified coach and founding Director of the DeLeT program at the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University.

Robyn Faintich, Consulting Faculty Member of Shevet: the Jewish Family Education Exchange and founder of Jewish GPS, educational consulting firm and

Joel Hoffman, Ph.D., Teacher and, Author. Author of and God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible's Original Meaning

Rabbi Sam Joseph, Professor of Jewish Education and Leadership Development at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati

Rabbi Jan Katzew Ph.D., Director of Lifelong Learning for the URJ Congregational Consulting Group

Rivy Poupko Kletenik, Head of School of the Seattle Hebrew Academy

Rick Recht, top-touring musician in Jewish music, national music spokesman for The PJ Library and the founder and Executive Director of Jewish Rock Radio, (501c3), the first high-caliber, 24/7, Jewish rock internet radio station

Susan Wyner, National Consultant for Synagogue Education, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

For more information and registration see the Moreh L'Morim website.

Updated: Apr. 01, 2012