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Ignition Grant

Educating for a Jewish Spiritual Life

Educating for a Jewish Spiritual Life

Institute for Jewish Spirituality – To support educators from four Boston-area Jewish day schools in the Educating for a Jewish Spiritual Life professional development program, and to train local facilitators to assist with the program’s delivery and expansion.

Ignition Grant

The Intergenerational Enrichment Center

The Intergenerational Enrichment Center

Young Israel of Deerfield Beach – To create meaningful intergenerational relationships and enhance the Hebrew reading skills of Boca Raton Jewish day school students in Grades K-2 by pairing them with retired educators for tutoring.  

Signature Grant

The Shefa Center: Helping Jewish Day Schools Reach All Learners

The Shefa Center: Helping Jewish Day Schools Reach All Learners

The Shefa School – To support the planning, development, and launch of The Shefa Center, a new resource that will enable mainstream Jewish day schools, in partnership with The Shefa School, to expand their capacity to serve a diverse range of learners.

Ignition Grant

Virtual Reality T’fillah: How Does Where We Pray Affect How We Pray?

Virtual Reality T’fillah: How Does Where We Pray Affect How We Pray?

JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School – To support a t’fillah pilot program that will enable students to explore new avenues for connecting spiritually and will support Jewish educators in deeply enhancing students’ capacity for Jewish engagement through prayer.

Signature Grant

The Tiferet Project

The Tiferet Project

Brandeis Marin – To develop an Israel education and engagement curriculum, using art and culture to introduce students to the country, its people, history, and way of life, while initiating conversations about challenging issues facing Israeli society today.

Signature Grant

The Jewish Court of All Time

The Jewish Court of All Time

The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education, The Jewish Theological Seminary – To expand the Jewish Court of All Time program by enhancing its civic engagement content, increasing the number of schools served, and providing additional professional development opportunities for educators.

Signature Grant

American Jewish History Curriculum and National Educators Institute

American Jewish History Curriculum and National Educators Institute

National Museum of American Jewish History – To support the creation of a curriculum for students and professional development opportunities for teachers in order to improve the teaching of American Jewish history in day and supplementary schools. In 2016, the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) launched its National Educators Institute (NEI), a series of professional develop...

Ignition Grant

Multi-age Pod Instruction

Multi-age Pod Instruction

To fund a professional teacher training program for its faculty and the faculty of six of its partner schools in the Upstate New York Jewish Day School Consortium that will support the complete implementation of multi-age learning.

Signature Grant

The Creative Collaborators Project: An Arts and Social Justice Program

The Creative Collaborators Project: An Arts and Social Justice Program

To create a community arts and social justice program, deepen and develop digital badging, and pilot arts integration for Orthodox girls. The project strengthened The Binah School’s Service Learning Expedition through the creation of a community arts program. This program taught 21st-century skills, such as digital literacy and interdisciplinary thinking, through the arts and provided the school...

Ignition Grant

Chagit Celebrates Across the Jewish World

Chagit Celebrates Across the Jewish World

The Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Chagit Celebrates Across the Jewish World project expanded and created a formal curriculum for the Chagit initiative, which linked lower elementary school students in several Jewish day schools in North America and in Israel in the study of Hebrew language, and also enabled other cross-communal educational and social programs. Ignition Grantee Reflections: Im...