Education requires a guiding vision. Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, founder of the Jewish Reconstructionist movement, had a vision for Jewish education unlike any other; and yet we now find ourselves in a very different world than the one for which Kaplan described and took action on his vision.
We invite you to come and explore how ...
So Lag B’Omer without a picnic is like:
a) Lox without cream cheese
b) Pesach without matzah
c) A golden opportunity
My answer is C. I never cared much for Lag B’Omer picnics (always thought the Romans were going to get me) but of course I can be nostalgic for the free play ...
In an attempt to be responsive to zarchei zeman (the exigencies of the moment), I share my thoughts about technology and Jewish blessings in the age of COVID-19, which was recently published on eJewishPhilanthropy.com.
Exploring Adin Steinsaltz, Renate and Geoffrey Caine, and the Amphibious Jew
In this article I will be linking the understanding of the implications of the research in neuroscience for education explored by Caine and Caine with an insight I have amplified from Adin Steinsaltz, noted Jewish scholar of Talmud and Jewish mysticism (this insight was passed ...