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CAJE, the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, has announced the canceling of its annual conference because of ongoing financial difficulties and now has added that the CAJE organization will be closing its doors at the end of February. The CAJE conference has been the central professional development resource for supplementary and Hebrew school teachers across North America since the organization was founded 33 years ago. The CAJE administration has begun discussions with JESNA to explore how to fill the gap for Jewish educators across the country.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2009
The faltering economy and shrinking funding have caused Jewish non profit organizations to dramatically cut back on activities and staffing. This new situation has been bringing Jewish institutions to consider how they can work together to streamline an organizational world that apparently has become too large to fund. The announcement last week that the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education was canceling its annual conference and seeking ways to provide its programmingwith the Jewish Educational Services of North America could indicate that more such moves are on the way.
Updated: Jan. 19, 2009
The second of a series of studies by Brandeis University's Fisher-Bernstein Institute for Jewish Philanthropy and Leadership to research and map the field of education of Jewish youth in the United States. Based on interviews with executives in 16 national organizations concerned with Jewish youth education, the report describes momentum and issues in the field as well as emerging innovative trends.
Updated: Jun. 15, 2008
The leadership of Montreal’s Jewish community recently announced Generation J, a long-term investment to inspire local Jewish youth, enhance Jewish education, strengthen Jewish Identity, and ensure a vibrant Jewish future in Montreal. The program is supported by an allocation of nearly $10.8 million that FEDERATION CJA is putting toward Jewish identity and education in 2008-2009.
Updated: May. 21, 2008
Slingshot, A Resource Guide to Jewish Innovation, is an annual compilation of the 50 most inspiring and innovative organizations, projects, and programs in the North American Jewish community today. First published in 2005, and now in its third edition, Slingshot continues to highlight those organizations in Jewish life with particular resonance among the next generation.
Updated: May. 13, 2008
The Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE) is a collaborative initiative of major philanthropic partners, whose goal is to strengthen the Jewish day school movement by increasing enrollment in Jewish day schools in north America.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2008