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Five promising Jewish educators are the 2013 recipients of The Covenant Foundation’s Pomegranate Prize for their exceptionalism as emerging professionals in Jewish educational settings across the country. The Pomegranate Prize was established in 2011, taking its place next to The Covenant Award, which honors three exemplary Jewish educators each year for their records of innovation and impact across Jewish education settings. The Pomegranate Prize, recognizing passionate, emerging leaders in Jewish education, goes to those in the field for 10 years or less.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2013
The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network (SPN) has launched #MakeItHappen, a new micro-grants initiative that invites individuals to submit ideas for creating Jewish experiences in their communities. Between October and December 2013, SPN will select up to 50 ideas from around the world to receive micro grants of up to $1,000. Five ideas could receive up to $5,000.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2013
The Legacy Heritage Fund Announces a New Round Of SMART Board Grants as a Part of its SMART Board Project
Legacy Heritage Fund is pleased to announce the launch of a new round of the Legacy Heritage Fund SMART Board Project for Jewish day schools. The SMART Board Project will enable Jewish day schools to bring the power of SMART Board technology into their classrooms. Participating schools will receive one or more SMART Boards and staff training to achieve proficiency in the use of the equipment.
Updated: Oct. 06, 2013
The World Confederation of Jewish Community Centers (WCJCC), together with its partner organizations, is launching “Amitim-Fellows – A Global Leadership Network” – a three year program designed to develop a group of worldwide Jewish leaders who will bring the idea of Jewish Peoplehood to their communities and beyond. The program will engage and train a select group from 30 JCCs worldwide – ten from North America, ten from Israel, four from Latin America, three from Europe and three from FSU – to build new and innovative global partnerships.
Updated: Oct. 02, 2013
Funding the Jewish Day School system, which by 2008 stretched over more than eight hundred schools and more than two hundred and twenty-five thousand youth, had always been a problem. Now the unresolved questions of how much parents could bear in tuition payments, schools could bear in enrollment and revenue shortfalls, and communal organizations could bear in subsidizing this system assumed new urgency.
Updated: Sep. 11, 2013
The Jewish Theological Seminary received a $2.67 million grant from the Avi Chai Foundation to implement its strategic plan at the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education. JTS announced the funding this week for a Davidson School plan that includes providing resources to U.S. Jewish day schools, educators and leaders in Jewish education, as well as increasing its organizational capacity.
Updated: Aug. 21, 2013
Four Lessons for Maturing Your Social Media Practice: Evidence from the Jewish Day School Social Media Academy
Over the past nine months, 20 day schools from around the country have been immersed in an intensive Academy to catapult their social media work – and strategic goals of their schools – forward. The Jewish Day School Social Media Academy combines training, coaching, project-based learning and peer networks to help schools develop a social media strategy, put it into action, and measure their results.
Updated: Aug. 18, 2013
Tax credit programs are among the growing number of ways that private Jewish day schools and yeshivas nationwide are corralling hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer dollars annually. The money is helping to defray operating costs, provide teacher training, assist students with tuition bills and enhance educational offerings.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2013
Charles Cohen, manager of the Jewish Day School Affordability Knowledge Center, shares some of what he has learned over the last year about what should be done to attain affordability for Jewish Day Schools.
Updated: Jul. 17, 2013
Imagine if Day school affordability was no longer a challenge facing our Day School community, thus enabling schools to focus all of its resources and energy exclusively on student recruitment, retention quality, impact and achievement, what would our Jewish Day Schools look like in the future? asks Chaim Y. Botwinick.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2013