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The Union for Reform Judaism has just released the Spring, 2010 issue of Ganeinu, a publication for leaders dedicated to early Jewish childhood. In this issue of Ganeinu they explore renewing the purpose, working in collaborative teams and professional and volunteer, which are cutting across specific areas of expertise.
Updated: May. 30, 2010
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
The Legacy Heritage Institute is a professional learning partnership between Gratz College and Jewish Early Childhood Education programs throughout the Delaware Valley. It offers free tuition to the educators from two select Jewish Early Childhood Education programs so they can partake in a three-year pilot program of intense coursework and other educational experiences.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2009
This article presents and reflects on a number of anecdotes which document children experiencing something in modern Orthodox schools that contradicts his or her personal perception of reality, or confronts an idea that conflicts with his or her social context/personal experience dealing with gender.
Updated: Sep. 28, 2008
The PJ Library reaches out to Jewish families with young children to help create stronger Jewish homes. In participating communities, each subscribed child receives a free gift of a high-quality, age appropriate Jewish book or CD that is mailed to the home every month. The PJ Library offers books to children from age six months to six years.
Updated: Sep. 24, 2008