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JEA Annual Conference – From Sinai to Cyberspace: Exploring the Impact of Technology on Jewish Education
The Jewish Educators Assembly will be holding its 59th annual conference in Philadelphia, PA between January 23-26, 2011. Conservative Movement educators and administrators will be coming together to learn about the impact of technology on Jewish education, surveying the opportunities presented to education by technology, social networks and virtual communities.Together, they will step up to the challenge of creating meaningful Jewish experiences in our rapidly changing world.
Updated: Jan. 05, 2011
In order to ensure a deeper understanding of contemporary Conservative Judaism from theological, cultural, sociological and educational perspectives, and the changes that have been taking place in these areas, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute initiated in 2007 the establishment of a study group on Conservative Judaism. The fruits of the intellectual labors of this group, alongside new studies by other prominent scholars from Israel and abroad, will be presented at the Conservative Judaism: Halakhah, Culture and Sociology - International Conference at The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem.
Updated: Nov. 05, 2009
The largest Conservative and Reform seminaries are partnering in a establishing a pilot rabbinic training program which is the first to provide joint instruction to future clergy from the two different movements. Starting in fall 2008, the Schusterman Rabbinical Fellowship Program will bring together eight outstanding rabbinical students from the Conservative and Reform Movements for three years of formal study.
Updated: Jul. 27, 2008
Perceptions and Roles of Conservative Rabbis: Findings and Implications Related to Identity and Education
Results from a study of Conservative rabbis are reported here, including the variety of roles played by rabbis, the value and expectations placed by rabbis regarding each of these roles, and his or her perception of the value and expectations placed by lay leaders on these roles. Implications related to rabbinic identity and education are discussed.
Updated: Jun. 11, 2008