Past Recipients | 1992
Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, New York, NY. Scholar’s Circle.
To develop a model program to enable women to engage in advanced Talmudic study and teaching. Project Director: Rabbi David Silber; $100,000 (3 years).
Eldridge Street Project, New York, NY. Our Synagogue: Pride of Place.
A project that investigates the history and architecture of American synagogues while providing opportunities to strengthen the Jewish communities surrounding them. Project Director: Dr. Amy Waterman; $100,000 (3 years).
Gratz College, Melrose Park, CA. Jewish Special Education.
To expand individual courses in Jewish special education and to expand courses for special needs teenagers that will serve as “laboratory” sites for graduate students in Gratz’s MA in Jewish Education program. Project Director: Dr. Sharon Schanzer; $100,000 (3 years).
Jewish Principal’s Council of the Federation of Greater San Jose & The Agency for Jewish Education of the Greater East Bay, Oakland, CA. Shoresh: Striking Roots.
A program for teachers and principals to enhance their teaching skills and their knowledge of Hebrew and Judaic studies. Project Director: Paul Epstein; $90,000 (3 years).
Jewish Reconstructionist Federation, Wyncote, PA. Integrated Jewish Education.
To establish a network of ten to twelve cooperating schools that will serve as prototypes for the development of “integrated” programs in family, adult, and child-oriented education. Project Director: Dr. Jeffrey Schein; $90,000 (3 years).