ReFrame Video – Chapter 1


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

Prompt: How can education communities identify goals and measure impact?

Download this White Paper as a PDF Writer: Dr. Jack Wertheimer A Roadmap for Education in the Conservative Synagogue School “If you don’t know where you‘re going, any road’ll take you there” is a pithy reworking of an exchange in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Unfortunately, it describes the reality of how many Jewish educational venues … Continue Reading

Camp + Hebrew School at the Drawing Board


Mission Possible: Strengthening Congregational Schools through a “Camp-Like” Approach

Written by Dr. Zachary Lasker Originally posted at For 18 summers straight I had the pleasure of working in a Jewish summer camp where I sat at an epicenter for Jewish living and learning. From that seat I got to work with a lucky slice of the Jewish population who attended camp. Encouragement came … Continue Reading