Hebrew College, through the creation of the Sacred Teaching and Spiritual Learning through a Jewish Godly Play Curriculum, began a new Community of Practice for Jewish educators who were brought together to develop and pilot a curriculum for guiding children’s spiritual growth and Jewish religious engagement.
Ignition Grantee Reflections: Impacts and Learnings
“Where are we now, what did we accomplish, and what have we learned?”
“We have been able to demonstrate that there is a vital unexplored feature of Jewish Education that is spiritual pedagogy. This has become a feature of all the offerings of the graduate school of education and Hebrew College’s ethos as a whole…. The most surprising thing was the awakening of interest across the country. We looking for more opportunities for national showcasing of the materials and publications.”
—Michael Shire, Project Director