HaYidion: RAVSAK's Journal of Jewish Education - The Whole Student

Winter, 2012

Source: HaYidion, Winter, 2012


This issue of HaYidion focuses on The Whole Student. The writers whose work appears within the page of this issue of HaYidion will do much to illuminate aspects of student learning that are of particular relevance to today’s educational climate. They write about new and fascinating ways to bridge the span of centuries and generations to make Jewish learning exciting and relevant for those to whom we dedicate our life’s work: our students.


Among the articles in this issue are:

  • Listening to Students’ Voices - Sivan Zakai
  • The Jewish Religious Nature of the Child - Rabbi Dr. Michael J. Shire
  • Jewish Differentiation - Dr. Bryan Conyer
  • The Value of Child Study for the Elementary Teacher Nili Pearlmutter
  • Understanding and Working with Vulnerable Students - Michael Ben-Avie
  • Secure Attachment: A New Cornerstone for Learning - Elana Katz
  • Integration: Closing the Loop on Holistic Jewish Growth - Dr. Jeffrey Kress
  • Four Steps to Building an Army of Student Advocates - Jim Blankstein
  • “I Have Chosen the Path of Emunah”: Seeing the Whole Child - Rabbi Daniel Siegel
  • The New “In Loco Parentis” - Jonathan Levy
  • Listening to Student Voice: The Batsheva-David Story - Philip Dickstein
  • Peer Mediation Strengthens Children and Community - Debra Danilewitz
  • Beyond the School House: Applying Jewish Values to Social Action - Clara Gaba and Ilana Gaba-Maine
  • Learning, Doing, Becoming: A Journey to Jewish Identity - Juli Kramer and Naomi Lev
  • Innovative Curriculum and Scheduling for Students’ Benefit - Dr. Shimshon Hamerman
  • What Happens When Schools Teach (Jewish) Law - Michael Broyde and Ira Bedzow
Updated: Jun. 04, 2013