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The MOFET International Leadership Seminar in Israel for Jewish educators and community leaders (July 18-27, 2016 ) will deal with issues and models of Jewish leadership throughout the history of the Jewish people, up to the present time, examining the participants' management and leadership styles and helping them promote community leadership in the roles they are currently performing or will perform in the future.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2016
For the last three years, we at Jewish LearningWorks have taken a close look at families with young children in the Bay Area. What we’ve seen are a growing number of families looking for opportunities to connect to Judaism and Jewish community, but in non-traditional ways. Recognizing this change in the way families engage with and connect to community, we began asking ourselves, “how can we support these families in the creation of Jewish lives that work for them?” Initially our work focused on two new initiatives, Shalom Explorers – an alternative parent-led learning program for young children, and Kesher – a community concierge and outreach program.
Updated: Dec. 21, 2014
At the Schechter School of Long Island, we know that the education we provide our students will enable them to be passionate and literate Jews when they enter adulthood, Jewish exemplars for the next generation. However, a day school does not exist in a vacuum, and the opportunity exists for day schools to be embedded in what Gail Furman calls the “microecology” of their community, where the school is central to “the creation of local community”. In other words, if Jewish communities want to expand their commitment to Jewish learning, the day school can be a central institution in promoting that value community-wide.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2014
Young Jewish adults with a vision to create cultural, spiritual, educational, service, and community-building projects for their peers can begin applying for a 2014 Natan/NEXT Grant for Social Entrepreneurs. Applications will be accepted through March 7th and recipients will be notified in June. Grants of up to $10,000 each will be awarded to projects that demonstrate long-term potential to engage young Jewish adults.
Updated: Feb. 27, 2014
The MOFET International Leadership Seminar in Israel for Jewish educators and community leaders (July 1-10, 2014) will deal with issues and models of Jewish leadership throughout the history of the Jewish people, up to the present time, examining the participants' management and leadership styles and helping them promote community leadership in the roles they are currently performing or will perform in the future.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2013
Come and share in a week of joyous learning, exploration, celebration, and creating community at the National Havurah Committee Summer Institute 2013 on August 5-11, 2013 at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire. The NHC’s flagship program, the week-long Summer Institute, is a unique opportunity for serious study, moving prayer, spirited conversation, late-night jam sessions, singing, dancing, swimming, meditation, and hiking – all in the company of more than 300 people from a wide range of backgrounds.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2013
Registration Opens for the Ninth MOFET JTEC Seminar in Israel for Spanish Speaking Diaspora Community Leaders – Summer, 2013
MOFET JTEC will be conducting its ninth special leadership seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish institutions in Spanish speaking-countries. The 15-day program on June 4-19, 2013, will include study visits, workshops and conferences which will broaden the knowledge and experience of those working in Jewish education, and community leadership, thus empowering them in fulfilling their daily functions in their respective Jewish institutions.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2013
MOFET JTEC will again be conducting a special leadership seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish school boards and education committees in the Spanish speaking world. The ten day program on April 29 - May 9, 2013, will include study visits, workshops and conferences which will broaden the knowledge and experience of those working in the field thus aiding them in fulfilling the daily functions of managers in their respective schools and communities.
Updated: Mar. 11, 2013
Diego Ornique writes about a new popular new form of Jewish activity in Europe, situated beyond the confines of Jewish buildings, in public or alternative venues such as parks, museums and coffeehouses, the JCC without Walls phenomenon.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2012
In this Reform Judaism Magazine Symposium, 20s and 30s speak candidly about what young adults want and need to find their home in the Jewish community. Historian and Brandeis University professor Jonathan Sarna sets the stage, shedding light on what history can teach us about the challenge of engaging the next generation of Jews and what to make of young Jewish leaders who are questioning and disrupting the establishment.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2012