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This summer MOFET JTEC will again be conducting a special leadership seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish communities in the Spanish speaking world. During the two week seminar, the participants will study, tour the country, and meet prominent Israeli individuals such as ministers, Members of the Knesset, Ministry of Education officials, leaders of social organizations, and much more. The group will learn and deliberate about issues and topics that are of interest and concern to Jewish communities in the Diaspora.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2009
The MOFET JTEC Leadership Seminar in Israel 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: Dec. 23, 2009
Over 150 Chabad pre-schools and day care centers are spread across the US. Although 25% of them are in New York State, others are located throughout the US in places such as Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Hawaii and Reno, Nevada. California has 26 Chabad preschools. Chabad, with the establishment of their preschools, is trying to reach out to parents of young children to expose parents and children to the warmth of Judaism, hoping to leave a lasting impression on them.
Updated: Nov. 17, 2009
Synagogue Web sites are — after an agonizingly slow start — coming of age. Rabbis are blogging and posting sermons on YouTube. Members are signing up and paying for classes online. And several synagogues have launched virtual yahrtzeit boards — complete with e-mail reminders. With the High Holy Days past, many synagogues are contemplating ways to fill their pews on a regular basis. As counter-intuitive as it may seem, the key to building a physical sense of community may well lie in enhancing a synagogue’s online community, social media experts say. That’s why, despite the slumped economy, more and more congregations are realizing the importance of investing in fresh, easy-to-navigate synagogue Web sites (preferably equipped with “donate now” buttons).
Updated: Oct. 19, 2009
The third annual “Day of Discovery — Explore the Joy of Jewish Learning” was held at the Kansas City Jewish Community Campus on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009. Jews from all over the area came for a day of learning and spiritual engagement, getting to know about all types of Jewish learning classes that are available locally.
Updated: Sep. 06, 2009
The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, in partnership with other Jewish organizations, has begun a national initiative designed to create models of excellence in Jewish early childhood education, increase the number of families with children attending quality Jewish early childhood centers, and raise the number of families continuing to engage in Jewish learning and living after pre-school – The Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative. More than a dozen nursery schools across the country are currently participating in the initiative. Founded in 2003, JECEI, seeks to combine progressive education techniques imported from Reggio Emilia, Italy with a deeply embedded Jewish curriculum. This year, the program is expanding to new schools in communities across the country.
Updated: Jul. 01, 2009
For the first time this year between June 24, 2009 and July 8, 2009, MOFET JTEC of The MOFET Institute is conducting a special Leadership Seminar in Israel for leaders of Jewish Communities in the Spanish Speaking World. The participants will study, tour the country, and meet prominent Israeli individuals such as ministers, Members of the Knesset, Ministry of Education officials, leaders of social organizations, and much more. The group will learn and deliberate about issues and topics that are of interest and concern to Jewish communities in the Diaspora and create an ongoing supportive digital social network.
Updated: Apr. 23, 2009
The Kehillah Partnership of Northern New Jersey is an innovative, community-wide effort to build a stronger and more engaged Jewish community across institutional and denominational lines. Now in its second pilot year, the Kehillah Partnership aims to reinvigorate community through the sharing of resources, the enhancement and integration of informal and formal Jewish education for all ages, and the creation of new opportunities for the unengaged to connect and identify.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2009
For the third consecutive year, MOFET JTEC and Soul Train are conducting a special Leadership Seminar in Israel for leaders of small Jewish Communities from around the world. During the three week seminar, the participants will study, tour the country, and meet prominent Israeli individuals such as ministers, Members of the Knesset, Ministry of Education officials, leaders of social organizations, and much more. The group will learn and deliberate about issues and topics that are of interest and concern to small Jewish communities. These discussions between the participants and seminar leaders will be continued after the seminar using digital communications.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2009
Adain Lo supports a network of Jewish nursery schools and kindergartens in Russia, as an effective means of attracting young families to the Jewish community. Adain Lo is currently working with schools and kindergartens in seven districts of St.Petersburg. The educational curriculum is specially designed for high quality education and to develop the children`s personality through creative work. All the children have eight hours a week of Jewish education - classes in Hebrew, Jewish music, Jewish visual art, and tradition.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2009