Past Recipients | 2004
Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington, Washington, DC. Teacher Training for V’Khol Banayikh: Jewish Education for All.
To develop a national teacher training program to introduce V’Khol Banayikh, a Jewish special education guide, being published by Torah Aura. Project Director: Sara Rubinow Simon; $18,000 (1 year).
Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Center for Jewish Service Learning.
To create a resource center for teenagers with the goal of integrating Jewish text study and community service, accompanied by training for youth educators. Project Director: Phil Liff-Grieff; $171,300 (3 years).
Colorado Agency for Jewish Education, Denver, CO. jbop.
To develop and disseminate interactive, computer-centered activity packages around major Jewish themes for elementary-age students and their families to use at home. Project Director: Danny Paller; $150,000 (3 years).
Council of Jewish Émigré Community Organizations (COJECO), New York, NY. Lilmod uLelamed.
To train Russian-speaking college students to work with students in early-childhood classrooms in the Russian Jewish community and engage their parents and grandparents in Jewish life. Project Director: Alec Brook-Krasny; $157,500 (3 years).
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute for Southern Jewish Life, Jackson, MS. Sunday in the South: The Itinerate Education Program.
To implement a comprehensive approach to Jewish education for small, geographically isolated Jewish communities in the South. Project Director: Macy Hart; $163,623 (3 years).
Institute for Informal Jewish Education at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. Seminar in Jewish Educational Effectiveness.
To develop a program to prepare informal Jewish educators to more effectively infuse rich Jewish meaning into their work with Jewish youth. Project Director: Dr. Joseph Reimer; $148,349 (3 years).
University of Michigan Hillel, Ann Arbor , MI. Havruta: An Old/New Model of Learning.
To create and implement a program designed to engage the entire university community in study using the traditional havruta (“study partner”) model. Project Director: Michael Brooks; $120,000 (3 years).