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Philosophical Inquiry with Bible and Parshat Hashavua - A Workshop for Teachers & Jewish Educators at Day and Supplementary Schools
The Shoolman Graduate Shool of Jewish Education at Hebrew College presents a workshop for Jewish educators at day schools and supplementary schools, led by Jen Glaser, the co-director of the Israel Center for Philosophy in Education. This four-day seminar (July 6-9, 2015) will cover many topics from the Philosophy for Children approach to education to inquiry-based learning.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2015
YCT Rabbinical School is pleased to invite all Judaic Studies teachers as well as lovers of serious Tanakh and Mahshavah study to their Twelfth Annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought on Sunday, June 29 - Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Manhattan Day School. The program, co-sponsored with Beit Morasha of Jerusalem, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Center for Modern Torah Leadership, Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, Yeshivat Maaleh Gilboa, Midreshet Ein HaNatziv, Yeshivat Maharat, and Torah in Motion will feature 50 shiurim in five tracks given by the leading lights of Tanakh and Jewish thought both in Israel and in the United States.
Updated: May. 25, 2014
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School is pleased to invite all Judaic Studies teachers as well as lovers of serious Tanakh and Mahshavah study to their Annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought on Sunday, June 24 - Monday, June 25, 2012 at the Maayanot High School in Teaneck , NJ. This program is co-sponsored by Beit Morasha of Jerusalem, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, Yeshivat Har El, Yeshivat Maale Gilboa and Yeshivat Maharat.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012
Applications are being accepted for an intensive three-week seminar on “Jewish Thought and the Good Society: Politics, Economics and the Human Person,” which will be held from June 25 - July 12, 2012 at Yale University in New Haven, CT. The seminar is designed to explore ideas of the most important classical and modern thinkers, Jewish and Western, on the subjects of authority, virtue, justice, freedom, membership, and a just and humane political economy. The program is open to current high school juniors, high school seniors, and recent graduates of Jewish day schools in North America.
Updated: Apr. 03, 2012
Jewish Food For Thought is a contemporary, fresh, and accessible approach to the timeless themes of Forgiveness and Repentance for the high holidays. Jewish Food For Thought:The Animated Series is a collection of thought provoking and entertaining animated shorts, written and animated by Hanan Harchol, that incorporate Jewish teachings into meaningful and funny conversations between Hanan and his father, an Israeli nuclear physicist.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2011
In this study, twelve expert teachers of Jewish Thought in Israeli high schools were observed and interviewed, in order to examine their ideas regarding the proper way to approach and teach Jewish canonical texts. Using qualitative analysis, I identified a central component of these teachers' Pedagogic Content Knowledge and named it their Pedagogic Hermeneutic Orientation (PHO). Five different PHOs are described in the article to demonstrate the nature of teachers' orientations
Updated: Sep. 27, 2011
Sh'ma Partners with Berman Jewish Policy Archive to Launch Free, Online Archive Featuring 41 Years of Jewish Commentary
The complete 41-year archive of the journal Sh'ma is being released in June -- online, searchable, and freely available. The digital collection, launched jointly by Sh'ma and the Berman Jewish Policy Archive @ NYU Wagner, features the work of a vast array of Jewish leading intellectuals, including rabbis, scholars, educators, and lay leaders. The collection contains more than 600 full issues and nearly 4,000 individual articles, and includes the voices of some 2,000 writers. The Sh'ma collection is integrated into the general holdings of BJPA, a vast collection of policy-relevant research and analysis on Jewish life available to the public free of charge. Its holdings of over 11,000 publications span from the early 20th century into the 21st, allowing students, researchers, educators, professionals, and others to quickly and easily access the most relevant content.
Updated: Jun. 14, 2011
YCT Rabbinical School is pleased to invite all Judaic Studies teachers as well as lovers of serious Tanakh and Mahshavah study to their Ninth Annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought on Sunday, June 26 - Monday, June 27, 2011 at the Maayanot High School in Teaneck , NJ. The program, co-sponsored with Beit Morasha of Jerusalem, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, the Lookstein Center for Jewish Education, Yeshivat Maaleh Gilboa, Yeshivat Maharat, and Yeshivat Torat Yosef-Hamivtar will feature 70 shiurim in just under forty-eight hours given by the leading lights of Tanakh and Jewish thought both in Israel and in the United States.
Updated: May. 24, 2011
A new report presented to the Israeli Council of Higher Education warns of a grim future in the field of Jewish philosophy studies, following a drastic decline in research funds and the number of faculty members in the field. While the global interest in Jewish thought has been surging, Israeli universities opt to invest funds in more lucrative departments. The report, authored by a committee headed by Prof. Daniel Dahlstrom of Boston University, was presented to the Israeli Council of Higher Education, which accepted its recommendations.
Updated: Apr. 11, 2011
Philosophical Approaches of Religious Jewish Science Teachers Toward the Teaching of ‘Controversial’ Topics in Science
This research examines the problems that religious Jewish science teachers in Israeli high schools have in coping with science subjects (such as geological time) which conflict with their religious beliefs. This was done by characterizing the philosophical approaches within Judaism that such teachers have adopted for dealing with such controversy. Results indicated that no single philosophical approach earned overwhelming support from the teachers or scientists.
Updated: Mar. 21, 2010