Education


50 Years of Integration Began With Jewish Student's Editorial

By Dina Weinstein

EDUCATION: A straight-A student risked the wrath of classmates with an editorial at the University of Alabama calling for integration. His words resonate 50 years later.Read More


Digital Learners Can’t Do It On Own

By Barry Joseph

FALL EDUCATION Digital media helps children pursue their own learning. Now is the time for adults to claim our unique role in the the digital age, writes Barry Joseph.Read More


Technology’s Limits in Education

By Barry W. Holtz

FALL EDUCATION: Much of the development of digital Jewish education tools is extraordinary. But Barry W. Holtz considers what they mean for a community committed to education.Read More


Rethinking Holocaust Education

By Simi Lampert

FALL EDUCATION: Some young adults are beginning to resent the way the Holocaust has been taught. They want to embrace a more uplifting Jewish identity.Read More


What Was Driving Force Behind Jewish History?

By Jonathan B. Krasner

FALL EDUCATION: What if most of what we know about the history of the Jewish people is wrong? This premise informs Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein’s new book.Read More


Fun Times at Hebrew School

By Blair Thornburgh

FALL EDUCATION: Hebrew school once meant boring lectures. But now students can learn through classes like painting, Bible Raps and Midrash Manicures.Read More


A, B, C's or Aleph Bet?

By Deborah Kolben

FALL EDUCATION: Picking a nursery school is a big step for any parent. Choosing between Jewish and non-Jewish preschools makes the decision even more complicated.Read More


Bringing Israeli Education Home

By Gordon Haber

FALL EDUCATION: Americans have long gone to Israel to learn more about Judaism. But now many are going to learn about learning.Read More


Why Social Media Can Be Good

By Allison Fine

FALL EDUCATION: Social media has plenty of benefits for children. They far outweigh the risks of stranger danger, online bullying and bad spelling.Read More


Torah Games and the Future of Learning

By Elissa Strauss

FALL EDUCATION: Rabbi Owen Gottlieb believes that the future of Jewish education is in fun. He spoke about what video games and rabbinic literature have in common.Read More


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