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The Winter, 2013 issue of the Lookstein Center's Jewish Educational Leadership of Jewish Educational Leadership explores 'Tikkun Olam'. It seeks to explore the question of, “How can I make tikkun olam Jewish?”
Updated: Apr. 09, 2013
The Jewish Theological Seminary invites high school sophomores & juniors to participate in JustCity: A Precollege Program in Jewish Social Justice in New York City between June 30 - July 28, 2013. Participants will join students from around the country in deepening their Jewish identity while serving on social-justice projects in New York City this summer. Through on-the-ground service and top-notch classroom learning at The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), they will have the chance to transform their passion for Jewish social justice into action.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2013
Ninety One Yeshiva University Students Spent Winter Break on Community Building Missions Around the World
From January 10th-20th, 2013, ninety one YU undergraduate student leaders took part in an array of hands-on community building projects in Israel, the United States, Nicaragua and Mexico while developing their own leadership, teaching and advocacy skills.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2013
Yeshiva University Is Now Accepting Applications and Nominations For Cohort III of the Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education
The YU Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education is an immersive training program designed for outstanding Jewish educators. It aims to strengthen, professionalize and transform the field of Experiential Jewish Education and its impact on Jewish identity, life and community. The program application process is open until February 25, 2013
Updated: Feb. 04, 2013
Entering its fourth year of offering in-school educational experiences for Jewish teens, a new study demonstrates that Jewish Student Connection (JSC) is achieving positive outcomes as a catalyst for Jewish teens to take ownership of their Jewish future. The study, conducted by BTW informing change, looked specifically at the programmatic and organizational growth of JSC in Chicago, South Florida, Westchester/Connecticut and Denver from 2010 – 2012.
Updated: Jan. 29, 2013
The Cornerstone Fellowship, generously funded by the AVI CHAI Foundation, promotes Jewish culture change at camp by offering Jewish educational training to exemplary returning bunk staff and professional development to camp leaders. Now in its ninth year, the program empowers counselors to play a larger creative role in Jewish programming and employs leading experiential Jewish educators to deliver a cutting-edge training experience at a four-day seminar.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2012
Repair the World has released a new report, Teaching to the Moment: A Study of Immersive Jewish Service-learning Educators. This study, provides a comprehensive look at the qualities of effective immersive Jewish service-learning (IJSL) educators and the training they need to continue providing deep and engaging IJSL experiences.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2012
Abrams, Cohen and Wertheimer write about a pilot study they conducted under the auspices of the AVI CHAI Foundation to learn about the factors that go into the decision of parents to enroll their children in a residential summer camp with a Jewish mission. Their goal was to assess the impact of norms within the social networks of Jewish parents, and, in particular, to examine the extent to which the recommendations of social peers play a significant role in the decision to send one’s children to a Jewish summer camp.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2012
Amir (Hebrew for the top of the tree) is a nonprofit organization committed to the intellectual, emotional, and social development of all youth. Through experiential environmental education, specifically gardening, Amir provides children with an enlightened perspective on their relationship with others and their interaction with nature. Amir trains a select group of young adults in farming and experiential education that is then dispatched to partner summer camps across North America.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2012
Through Jewish leadership and alumni engagement, Ramahniks from all over the world can now converge in one place: Ramah365. Challenge yourself with fun and exciting missions, win prizes, and interact with Ramah staff members and alumni across the globe. The Ramah365 Mobile App is a project of the National Ramah Commission, Inc, generously funded by a Signature Grant from the Covenant Foundation.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2012