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The Shalom Hartman Institute’s 2015 Community Leadership Program Summer Retreat (CLP), which draws more than 100 Jewish community leaders from North America to the Institute's Jerusalem campus every summer, is scheduled to be held June 23-30, 2015. The theme for 2015 will be ' Justice and Righteousness: Personal Ethics and National Aspirations.' Join us for an unforgettable journey of study and discovery as we probe the Jewish tradition and question what it means to be a faith, a people, and a nation that aspires to bring justice and righteousness to the world.
Updated: Jan. 28, 2015
The Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education in collaboration with Beit Hatfutsot is convening a conference on The Israelis and the Jewish People. The conference, to be held at Beit Hatfutsot on February 9th 2015, will address the Challenges of Peoplehood in Israeli Society – from Vision to Practice and is anticipated to attract 200 participants.
Updated: Jan. 15, 2015
Over 100 Jewish student leaders from more than 25 countries joined together last week for the annual Congress of the World Union of Jewish Students. To help support the local economy, the Congress took place in the South of Israel where WUJS purchased all congress supplies from local companies, hired local services and provided opportunities for participants to volunteer with local charities. The goal of the Congress was to set the agenda for the coming year, coordinate international activities and receive vital training. The student leaders and activists who attended connected with their peers, strengthened ties between their different student unions and increased their knowledge about Israel and the Jewish people.
Updated: Jan. 15, 2015
The 29th Annual Conference of the Network for Research in Jewish Education will be held from June 9-11, 2015, at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, in New York. For the first time, the NRJE will be co-hosting the conference with the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry. Bringing together the members of the NRJE and the ASSSJ will energize the intellectual environment at the conference in ways that will be exciting and generative.
Updated: Jan. 07, 2015
Historian Deborah Lipstadt, Best-Selling Author Ari Shavit and Hollywood Comic Avi Liberman to Join Thousands at Limmud Conference 2014
Thousands of Jews from 27 countries are converging at Limmud Conference 2014. Encompassing “Jew Year’s Eve,” the global movement’s flagship learning festival will take place at University of Warwick in Coventry, from December 28, 2014 through Thursday, January 1, 2015. Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt, best-selling author and Israeli political analyst Ari Shavit, and Hollywood comedian Avi Liberman will join former Prisoner of Zion Yosef Mendelevich, Jewish Agency Chair Natan Sharansky, and Palestinian human rights activists Aziz Abu Sarah and Bassem Eid.
Updated: Jan. 01, 2015
More than 800 Russian-speaking Israelis between 20 and 40 years old, many with their children, gathered Dec. 11-13, 2014 for Limmud FSU’s Festival of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) at Kibbutz Ginosar. The event was held in collaboration with the Jordan Valley Regional Council, and with the support of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, the Israeli Ministry of Absorption, the Jewish National Fund, and others.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2014
2015 North American Jewish Day School Conference: Uncommon Connections, Schools, Systems and Success
Join 1000 of your colleagues from across North America for the 2015 North American Jewish Day School Conference! The conference will take place at the Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, March 8-10, 2015. PARDES, PEJE, Schechter Network, RAVSAK and The YU School Partnership will host the Jewish day school field’s most anticipated and attended event of the year. This year's conference, Uncommon Connections, Schools, Systems and Success, will consider Systems Thinking and how this approach to organizational behavior can help your day school thrive.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2014
Judaism is a religion that starts in the home. From the signs we put on the doorpost to our houses to the way we eat, interact with guests, and celebrate the cycles of the week and year, the home serves as the focal point for our culture, religion, and identity. From November 14-16, 28 residents, alumni, and community members of Moishe Houses across Europe and the Former Soviet Union, from nearly a dozen different countries, gathered on the outskirts of Budapest to discuss ‘What exactly makes a home Jewish?’
Updated: Dec. 23, 2014
Hundreds of teachers, supervisors and educational technology directors converged on the MOFET Institute in Tel Aviv on November 11, 2014 to participate in the third Global School Twinning Network Conference. They were joined by tens of Jewish educators from around the world who participated in the conference virtually via online broadcast from the Israel Ministry of Educations website.
Updated: Nov. 25, 2014
The Global Day of Jewish Learning, a project of the Aleph Society and Rabbi Adin Steinzaltz, is one day a year in which over 500 communities will study a common theme. It reaches every corner of the Jewish world, with communities from over 40 countries on six continents participating and brings Jews of all backgrounds together in a day of study. We believe it is the largest world-wide community study of Jewish texts. This year’s Global Day is Sunday, November 16, 2014. This year’s theme ““Heroes and Villains, Saints and Fools: The People in the Book” explores biblical characters.
Updated: Oct. 06, 2014