A Thought From Jane Shapiro

It is gratifying to see so many fine practitioners and educational leaders taking up the challenge of a new vision for congregational education. Optimism that we will find good answers to meet the challenges can be felt. In that light, a shout-out to Rabbi Aaron Starr of Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, Michigan, for his … Continue Reading

Spotlight on the Jewish Kids Groups

By: Dr. Zachary Lasker The Jewish Kids Groups in Atlanta, GA is one new model that appears to follow an experiential approach to Jewish “after-school” education.  In a recent blog post on eJewishPhilanthropy JKG leaders Ana Fuchs and Becca Holohan share their program with great pride, highlighting dimensions that reflect attributes of experiential Jewish education.  … Continue Reading