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This year’s digital version of the Limmud Festival attracted record participation as the cross-communal event celebrated its 40th anniversary. More than 3,800 people bought tickets but organisers calculate that once multiple viewers on screened sessions were factored in, the number of participants reached 5,000.
Published: 2020
Updated: Jan. 10, 2021
Join us for three days (January 24-26, 2021) of community, connection, and celebration! Are you a Jewish educator in an after school program, Hebrew school, or another part-time setting who’s been called on to grow and adapt in ways previously unimaginable? Do you feel that despite the many challenges, both personal and professional, it has also been a time of tremendous creativity and resilience? Then this conference is made for you! Join us online for this year’s Voices from the Field conference: a peer-to-peer conference for educators working in Jewish after school settings.
Published: 2021
Updated: Dec. 09, 2020
UnitED, a branch of the Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, together with CET and philanthropists around the world, aims to strengthen Jewish Day Schools around the globe. During the Coronavirus pandemic, UnitED established an emergency training center for teachers on building successful distance learning models. Now that schools are on summer break, UnitED convened a global group of Jewish day school educators to discuss lessons about education. They shared challenges, failures, and successes and set goals to benefit teaching and learning during and beyond COVID-19.
Published: 2020
Updated: Jul. 16, 2020
During MOFET's study day “A Corner Stone: Building Education and Teacher Education Systems in Times of Crises and Change” that took place online on June 30, 2020, we addressed the following questions: (1) What common difficulties did we face? (2) What solutions were found? (3) What can we learn for the future, to work better even in routine days? Lecturers from England, Ireland, USA, Hong Kong, Portugal, Finland, and of course, from Israel, participated in this day of collaborative learning. They spoke about their lessons, learned as teachers, teacher educators, administrators, education ministry officials, and third sector members.
Published: 2020
Updated: Jul. 14, 2020