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Posts Tagged: Jewish education

January 18, 2024 11:39 am
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What the Exodus Can Teach Us About Israel’s War for Survival

There are two themes in this week's Torah reading that stand out as being particularly relevant at this moment in time. The first one is...

September 4, 2023 10:12 am
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Jewish Education Is Needed to Stop Assimilation

My oldest daughter recently enrolled in a major university on the East Coast. On day one, we went to a Hillel event with a few...

March 31, 2022 10:14 am
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On the Crisis of Jewish Literacy, We Need Bold Solutions

In the third volume of the Sapir Journal [Autumn 2021], Daniel Gordis -- author and Senior Vice President at Shalem College in Jerusalem -- laments...

November 17, 2020 4:48 am
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Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Spoke to People of All Faiths

The world continues to remember Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of England, who passed away last week at the age of 72. Rabbi...

August 11, 2020 5:11 am
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In 2020, a New Kind of Bar Mitzvah Learning

JNS.org - When Marina and Vladimir Druskin of Boston began planning for their son Mark’s bar mitzvah, they knew who their ideal Torah teacher would...

August 5, 2020 4:21 am
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What to Teach (and Not Teach) Your Children About Israel

JNS.org - As if Jewish educators didn’t have enough problems these days, actor Seth Rogen set off a controversy which, along with giving his new...

July 30, 2020 4:12 am
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To Ensure the Future of Jewish Education, Put Teachers in the Center

JNS.org - On July 5, the Israeli government passed a historic resolution on ensuring the future of the global Jewish community. The first area of...

November 29, 2019 11:02 am
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We Must Stop Yeshivas From Robbing Our Children of a Secular Education

On my first day of graduate school to pursue my degree in social work, my professor introduced herself as Dr. Mizrahi and asked the class...

May 24, 2019 4:36 pm
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Emerging Cracks in Jewish Education

The Holy of Holies -- the inner sanctuary of the Tabernacle and later the Temple in Jerusalem -- was an area that only the High...

December 21, 2018 10:06 am
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An Education in Jewish Education

You will probably have heard about the controversy raging over general studies at Orthodox Jewish day schools that has erupted in New York over the...

May 7, 2018 10:43 am
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A Counterview on Yeshivas and Jewish Education

The recent legislation passed in Albany regarding yeshiva education has taken the controversy over yeshivas to a new level of intensity. As a result, critics...

January 19, 2018 11:19 am
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Family and Community: The Secrets of Jewish Endurance

The arrest of David and Louise Turpin in Perris, California, earlier this week was immediately followed by details of one of the most disturbing news stories...

June 23, 2017 3:23 pm
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Teachers From Four Countries and Across Religious Spectrum Gather for Israel Education Workshop Focusing on ‘History, Not Narrative’

Pre-collegiate teachers from four countries and across religious denominations will gather Sunday to learn how to educate students about Israel, an organizer of the one-week program told The...

January 27, 2017 5:56 am
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Orthodox Contestant on ‘Jeopardy College Championship’ Says ‘Rigorous, Religious-Secular’ Yeshiva Curriculum Prepared Him Well for Trivia ‘Cramming’

An Orthodox Jewish contestant competing in this year’s “College Championship” of the hit TV trivia quiz show “Jeopardy!” told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that his...

World

European Parliament Denounces UNRWA Role in Inciting Violence, Antisemitism

Antisemitic incitement and glorification of terrorism in Palestinian textbooks issued by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) was a cause of Hamas' Oct. 7 massacre across southern Israel,...

Israel

Three Sons of Hamas Chief Killed in Israeli Airstrike, Israel Says They Wer...

Three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the Palestinian...

Middle East

Three Sons of Hamas Chief Killed in Israeli Airstrike, Israel Says They Wer...

Three sons of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the Palestinian...

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