Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775
By:
Sharone Weizman
Creating a successful religious school program in a contemporary culture dominated by secular youth activities demands an experiential approach to Jewish learning. The beauty of an experiential program in a progressive school setting is that it is student-centered, allowing educators to focus on bringing a child's experiences to life through fun and interactive educational lessons. Moreover, the experiential approach can...
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By:
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
I am often asked, especially by non-believers, whether religious practice can actually make us better human beings.
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By:
Josh Pasek and Jeff Pasek
Jews historically have had the highest voter participation rate of any demographic group in America. Although roughly 2 percent of the population, Jews make up almost 4 percent of all voters. That could change in the coming year, and it's not because Jews have lost interest in the political process.
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By:
Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin
American donors recognize the unique relationship between the United States and Israel, yet changes are quietly taking place in the philanthropic arena that suggest a downturn in support.
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By:
Marc Erlbaum
I was fortunate to be one of 50 participants invited to a two-day retreat last month called "The Conversation." Sponsored by The Jewish Week , a New York weekly, the annual program is an opportunity for a diverse group of Jews from across the country to come together to discuss Jewish issues. There is no agenda other than communication and...
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