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This working paper, published by JESNA's Lippman Kanfer Institute, focuses on a broad scale, multi-faceted effort to rethink and re-imagine the educational work of synagogues so as to make the Jewish learning experience of children and adults a positive, engaging, and impactful one. It is based on a study of the work of 11 outstanding organizations and projects which have been working over the last fifteen years to improve and renew congregational education.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2009
Each year JESNA's Center for Excellence in Education publishes and posts on the JESNA website a compendium of Complementary School change initiatives that details the sponsorship, history, program goals, program description, evaluation information (when available), outcomes to date, annual budget and next steps. The 2008 edition of the compendium lists 16 change initiatives.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2009
The third publication in the 'Making Jewish Education Work' series of JESNA's Publications and Dissemination Project, this report explores lessons learned from the evaluations of community/congregational school change efforts carried out by JESNA's Berman Center for Research and Evaluation in Jewish Education. By offering a synthesis of lessons learned from across the 10 complementary school initiatives, this report aims to be both a product of, and an advocate for, collaborative change efforts.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2008
JESNA's 2008 guide for those who wish to enter the field of Jewish education. The guide lists programs for many areas of Jewish education, including teaching, camping, family education, youth programming, early childhood education, administration and campus work. It designates programs that are affiliated with the Association of Institutions of Higher Learning for Jewish Education.
Updated: Jun. 12, 2008
This report includes insights from evaluations of programs that offer mentoring through various frameworks. It draws upon findings from evaluations of five different mentoring programs conducted by JESNA’s Berman Center for Research and Evaluation. Despite the marked differences in context and populations served, commonalities emerged among the mentoring components of these programs. The universal aspects of these programs form the basis of this report.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2008
This report contributes to the growing body of knowledge about community Hebrew high schools. The insights included in Making Jewish Education Work: Community Hebrew High Schools are based on key findings from sources originating from JESNA and its Berman Center for Research and Evaluation. In total, information from 26 community Hebrew high school programs is included in this report.
Updated: May. 29, 2008