Jewish educator must ensure that the invocations of the Holocaust do not distort history.
Schools transmit knowledge and skills to younger generations so that they can become good citizens and stewards of the societies in which they live.
The Jewish community, like most of the world, still does not yet know when the current crisis will end. We can, however, begin to think about parts of our life that will be different after this period than they were before. For Jewish education specifically, thinking ahead is critical; it will fall to Jewish communal and educational organizations to bring the Jewish community back to life, and to revitalize it so that it can emerge even stronger.
Welcoming teens into Jewish life is seemingly one of the most challenging endeavors — but that’s an entirely reversible trend.
‘Free’ stuff distorts our value system. So free Jewish books may devalue our culture and no-cost trips to Israel might dilute the…