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Jewish peoplehood is a meaningful concept in today's reality of global patterns, particularly migration and travel, easy transnational communication, and multiple identities. It aims to deepen mutual understanding and appreciation of different ways of being Jewish, regardless of homeland, belief, nationality, commitment, or behavior. Linkage programs have become an accepted way to enhance personal Jewish identity and to promote connections between Jews from different places. This article examines one multi-year linkage program's impact on both Israeli and American university student participants.
Updated: Sep. 08, 2016
The Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education, in collaboration with the UJA Federation of New York, announces the launch of Peoplehood Toolkit 3.0. The focus of version 3.0 is on concrete and practical tools for educators and community activists at large. These new additions will enable Jewish educational institutions and educators to integrate Peoplehood themes into the existing program and curriculum, and community activists to nurture collective Jewish responsibility in their communities; to teach and engage with Peoplehood, and in the process turn Peoplehood education from an abstract conceptual field to a practical and concrete discipline.
Updated: Jan. 28, 2016
In December 2015, the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education's (CASJE) latest blogcast with researchers, funders, and practitioners explored the different experiences that cultivate a sense of Jewish Peoplehood. The blogcast, which built on the Jewish Peoplehood Education Problem Formulation Convening, is part of CASJE’s process to develop research questions that help guide the practice of Jewish Education. The cast participants delivered a rich, engaging conversation that looked deeply at different elements around Jewish Peoplehood experiences.
Updated: Jan. 28, 2016
The inaugural conference on the topic of “Israelis and Jewish Peoplehood” drew 250 people last week to Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv to discuss the theory and the practice of Jewish Peoplehood in the context of Israeli society. Organized by the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education and Beit Hatfutsot – the Museum of the Jewish People, the conference brought together educators and organizational leaders from a wide range of organizations, including government ministries.
Updated: Mar. 04, 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
How Solid is Jewish Student-Teachers’ Solidarity? Israeli Student-Teachers’ Perceptions of their Jewish Identity and Sense of Belonging to the Jewish People
This article examines the characteristic features of Jewish-identity perception amongst young Jewish Israelis within the broader paradigm known as “Jewish peoplehood”. It was written in the context of the public agenda concerning peoplehood that found voice in the Israeli Parliament’s Education Committee debate on 25 November, 2006 that determined this issue to constitute “one of the most important and weighty issues in sustaining the Jewish identity of the Jewish nation-state − and also the most neglected issue in the Israeli education system”. The article deals with practical lifestyle representations of this approach, as well as the question of how encounters between Israeli student-teachers and their peers in the diaspora influence the Jewish identity of young Israelis
Updated: Mar. 19, 2014
The Israel Education Working Group of the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education selected five areas of priority for applied research using the input and insight of over 150 members of the Israel education community. They recently published research briefs in each of these areas in order to help produce robust and applicable research in Israel Education.
Updated: Jul. 02, 2013