Past Recipients | 1991
Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD. Models of Effectiveness: An Annotated Video Library of Teaching Episodes.
Videos to help train supervisors in specific teaching strategies for Jewish schools. Project Director: Mark Levine; $100,000 (3 years).
Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston, Newton, MA, with Geshernet, West Hills, CA. Community Electronic Jewish Learning Center.
To provide immediate access to a resource database of Jewish information for schools, synagogues, and private homes. Project Director: Dr. Daniel Margolis; $180,000 (3 years).
Congregation Kehillat Israel, East Lansing, MI. Preparing Avocational Teachers: A Model for Small Communities.
To recruit, prepare, and support a corps of volunteer teachers for the religious school and to develop a thematic curriculum for the school built around existing materials. Project Director: Dr. Sharon Feiman-Nemser; $69,510 (2 years).
Mendocino Coast Jewish Community, Littleriver, CA. A Jewish Electronic Bulletin Board.
Program for Jewish teens consisting of weekly discussion forums from their homes through a computer bulletin board, monthly “Study and Schmooze,” and retreats. Project Director: Rabbi Margaret Holub; $75,750 (2 years).
Shomrei Adamah, Wyncote, PA. Curriculum of Judaism and Ecology.
To create a curriculum for grades 5-8 on Judaism and ecology, and to prepare teachers to use this curriculum. Project Director: Ellen Bernstein; $100,000 (3 years).
YM-YWHA of Suffolk, Commack, NY. Project RIF (Reach Out to Interfaith Families).
A series of programs for intermarried families, including study sessions, retreats, and discussion groups. Project Directors: Helene Strauss and Roz Grossman; $100,000 (2 years).