What Does Israel Mean to You? Two Educators Share Their Vision of Israel Education
Civilly Speaking: A Curriculum on Civil Discourse
Sight Line 18: Contemplating Civil Discourse, The Jewish Imperative
Cultivating an 'Attitude of Gratitude' for Thanksgiving and Always
Susan Werk - 2008 Award Recipient
Karina Zilberman - 2012 Award Recipient
Karina Zilberman, Director of Jewish Family Life and Culture at 92nd Street Y in New York since 2007, is the creator, founder and leader of Shababa Community, an immensely popular and vibrant Jewish family education initiative that is stamped with her passions for creativity, arts, performance and community building.
Rabbi Tully Harcsztark - 2017 Award Recipient
Guided by the leadership of Founding Principal Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, SAR High School in Riverdale, New York has become a national model of Jewish education. At SAR, the integration of general and Judaic Studies reflects Harcsztark’s ideal of education as a “fusion of horizons.” Each activity at SAR, from Israeli dancing to discussions of Midrash mixed with literary theory to exuberant pick up games of field hockey and soccer are imbued with a climate of deep respect where students, faculty and staff are invited to engage in open and honest intellectual exploration.