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Signature Grant

Studio 70 – Developing an Improvement Infrastructure for Innovations in Jewish Education

Studio 70 – Developing an Improvement Infrastructure for Innovations in Jewish Education

Studio 70 – A planning grant to support and strengthen part-time Jewish education nationally by: sharing lessons learned in the larger field; facilitating a network of Jewish social entrepreneurs and creating opportunities for professional development, resource sharing, webinars, and an annual conference. Studio 70 is a Jewish learning laboratory dedicated to exploring, innovating, and disco...

Signature Grant

PresenTense Community Hackathon: Phase II

PresenTense Community Hackathon: Phase II

To support Phase II of the PresenTense Community Hackathon, designed to utilize PresenTense’s methodologies to promote collaboration within mid-sized Jewish communities in North America and to initiate conversations and solutions centered on education.{{grant_image}} PresenTense’s Community Hackathon model convenes key players, identifies a pressing challenge and provides the framework an...

Ignition Grant

Families Without Borders

Families Without Borders

To support planning, researching, and designing a Jewish online community for 2nd to 4th graders and their families. In developing this resource, the Central Agency for Jewish Education (CAJE) – St. Louis convened focus groups of tweens and their families to elicit information about their Jewish interests. CAJE will use that information to best design the website and develop Jewish content f...

Signature Grant

Special Initiative in Avocational Teacher Training

Special Initiative in Avocational Teacher Training

To develop a teacher training program based on two teacher teams that will work with the education director to strengthen the in-service program in each synagogue.

Signature Grant

Shinui: National Jewish Education Innovation Network

Shinui: National Jewish Education Innovation Network

To establish Shinui, a network that brings together community agencies across the country to spark, nurture, and spread innovation in part-time Jewish education. The Shinui network currently includes ten community agencies.

Ignition Grant

Kulanu NNJ ETC: EdTech Training for Congregational Schools

Kulanu NNJ ETC: EdTech Training for Congregational Schools

To train congregational school teachers to effectively integrate educational technology in classrooms by providing pre-service and in-service training in educational technology integration through JETS Israel, Inc. to a cohort of teachers from 10 Conservative and Reform congregations in Northern New Jersey, in partnership with the local Federation (JFNNJ) and JTS. The program plans to incorporate ...

Signature Grant

Shababa Network

Shababa Network

To support the full-scale launch of Shababa Network, a professional development program that will train Jewish communal leaders in the Shababa philosophy and approach, creating engaged and active intergenerational Jewish communities across North America. Shababa is an intergenerational family experience rooted in values, prayer, holiday celebrations, and Israel through singing, movement, prayer, p...

Signature Grant

Engaging Texts: A Cross-Communal Network Developing the Educational Practice of Philosophical Inquiry with Tanach

Engaging Texts: A Cross-Communal Network Developing the Educational Practice of Philosophical Inquiry with Tanach

To create and develop a cross-communal network that will facilitate and provide support for the scaling up of the educational practice of philosophical inquiry in Jewish Education for Jewish educators who integrate Jewish sources as they engage students in diverse areas of Jewish learning and life. The project will allow for the expertise and resources that have been developed by The Jewish Educat...

Signature Grant

The Midwestern Artists' Laboratory Network

The Midwestern Artists' Laboratory Network

To provide continued support to the current Artists’ Laboratory Network for two additional years and to add and mentor three new Artists’ Labs in other Midwestern cities.

Ignition Grant

Cross-Denominational Beit Midrash for Future Community Leaders

Cross-Denominational Beit Midrash for Future Community Leaders

To support a weekly cross-denominational beit midrash for future Jewish community leaders, which will serve as a center for energized, multi-level learning while modeling how Jewish learning can unite otherwise distinct communities. The program is designed to promote cross-denominational respect and solidarity among rabbis and Jewish educators across the country by learning together. This beit mid...