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7. What seems at first like a haphazard jumble in the kindergarten yard at this kibbutz, and in hundreds of similar yards across Israel, is in fact the expression of a theory about how children should learn and a sharp critique of the way they’re usually taught. The kindergarten junkyard is countercultural at a moment preoccupied with safety and litigation—but may have something to teach parents who’ve just been through a yearlong education on the limits of education itself. The junkyard is one answer to a pressing question: When we teach kids, should we prepare them to climb an orderly ladder of tests that lead to other tests, grades, and degrees—or should we prepare them for chaos?
Updated: Jun. 22, 2021
The Mandel Leadership Institute is pleased to announce that registration for Cohort 28 of the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows (MJF) is now open. MJF is a year-long fellowship program at the Mandel Leadership Institute in Jerusalem for exceptional leaders in Jewish education and community innovation. MJF Fellows reflect on their professional practice, challenge and refine their conceptions of Jewish life and engagement, developing well-grounded visions for the next phase of their careers.
Updated: Oct. 01, 2009
In the coming academic year the ATID Fellowship will again be comprised of a select number of Orthodox educators who have shown early promise of taking a role in educational leadership. The Jerusalem-based in-service program consists of weekly seminars, individual and group research projects and field work and mentoring by senior educators.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2009
The Mandel Fellows in Jewish Education (MFJE) is a one-year, residential fellowship program based in the Mandel School for Educational Leadership in Jerusalem. This fellowship is aimed at mid-career professionals with a proven track record in Jewish educational and communal leadership.
Updated: May. 13, 2008