Three Jewish Educators Making Impact and Change Receive The 2017 Covenant Award
Three outstanding Jewish educators who are taking their visions of deeply engaging Judaism and igniting them into reality - are the 2017 recipients of The Covenant Award.
To Make Your School More Inclusive, Start With Everyone
Covenant in Action
Hackathon, Jewish Style
Paradigm Shifters Start Shifting
[news_embed news_image_id="6307" layout_type="full-width" ][/news_embed]It’s called the Hub, and true to its name, it’s become a virtual meeting point for Jewish Early Childhood educators looking ...
Finding Connections to Art and Broadening Horizons, One Museum at a Time
Rabbi Yigal Sklarin, a Talmud and Jewish History teacher at The Ramaz Upper School in Manhattan and a 2014 Pomegranate Prize award recipient, spends a good deal of time in museums and galleries during...
Sculpture, 'Zines, and The Book of Jonah: BIMA’s Artists’ Beit Midrash
BIMA, the Brandeis Institute for Music and Art is a precollege program hosted at Brandeis University. While high school students who spend a summer in the BIMA program focus on a craft in their “maj...
Making Space for Jewish Family Life at Ohr Lanu
Great education runs in the family. For this month's Sight Line, we asked Director of Ramah Ojai's Tikvah Program Elana Naftalin-Kelman, featured here, to interview her mother, Vicki Kelman, a 2003 C...
Ramah Tikvah Programs: A Standard for Jewish Inclusive Camping
In the late 1960’s, Herb and Barbara Greenberg, two teachers working in the field of special education, approached several Jewish summer camps with a novel idea: why not include children with disabi...
Who Can Be This Child’s Friend? A Thriving Model of Inclusion at Luria Academy
Throughout the country, Jewish day schools have struggled with the question of how to incorporate children who have learning differences, ranging from dyslexia and dysgraphia to autism to social and e...
The Legacy of Lior
In honor of #JDAIM18, and over a decade since making the film Praying With Lior, a documentary about a spiritual and religiously connected boy with Down syndrome as he approaches his Bar Mitzvah, fil...
Let Other People’s Dignity Be As Precious to You As Your Own
As the month of February continues, so, too, does Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month (#JDAIM18). For those of us in the field of Jewish Inclusion, this is our hectic time of year – li...