From the Grantees

B’Yadenu Demonstration Project

Learn more about B'Yadenu (“in our hands”), a project designed to shift a whole school – staff, administrators, leaders, and other stakeholders – to cohesively and collaboratively work to better serve all learners.  B'Yadenu is a collaboration between Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, Yeshiva University’s Institute for University-School Partnership and select Boston schools (with funding from the Jim Joseph Foundation and the Ruderman Family Foundation). Discover the B'Yadenu Project   ...More

Service Matters: A Summit on Jewish Service

This fall, Repair the World will make the case that a Jewish community united in service will strengthen itself as well as the world.Service Matters Summit Service Matters: A Summit on Jewish Service When: Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) Where: 237 Park Avenue; Entrance on Lexington Avenue ,New York, New York 10017 The Summit will bring together a diverse group of professionals, social entrepreneurs, current and prospective funders, Jewish educators, and others working to engage people—especially Jewish millennials—in meaningful service through a ...More

The Wexner Field Fellowship

The Wexner Field FellowshipThe Wexner Field Fellowship is a leadership learning opportunity for high potential full-time Jewish communal professionals to deepen their leadership skills and develop a rich network of colleagues.  Up to 15 exceptional professionals will be selected for a three-year program with a cohort of lifelong professional learners that is focused on enriching their ability to exercise leadership as Jewish professionals. Wexner Field Fellows are matched one-on-one with an executive coach, as well as a ...More

CEO Onboarding Program

The first-ever national CEO Onboarding program designed for high-level organizational leaders in the American Jewish community is now accepting applications. Learn more at or download the flier to the right. ...More

Ruderman Inclusion Summit

The Ruderman Family is pleased to invite the entire community to the inaugural Ruderman Inclusion Summit which will be held in Boston on November 1-2Ruderman-InclusionSummit_Logo, 2015 at the Seaport World Trade Center. This convening will bring together all stakeholders in the disability and inclusion community in order to foster strategic advocacy and awareness, peer to peer learning, best practice, networking and more. The Ruderman Inclusion Summit will feature nationally recognized leaders in the field, speaking and engaging with attendees on the critical issues of ...More

Introducing the new CASJE website!

casje_-_consortium_for_applied_studies_inWelsome to the new CASJE website, Featuring a re-imagined visual identity, the website will facilitate CASJE’s commitment to discovering, generating, and sharing useable knowledge about significant issues in Jewish education. On its website, you will find easier navigation and access to information about CASJE’s work, current areas of focus, and collaborative communities. It is CASJE’s hope that the website will serve as a hub for news and events about Jewish education in general — with a focus on applied research. The new site ...More

Wexner Field Fellowship Program

Wexner Field Fellowship ProgramThe Wexner Field Fellowship Program is an opportunity for promising full-time Jewish communal professionals who are seeking professional development. In partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation, three Wexner Field Fellows will be accepted as part of incoming classes of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program. Wexner Field Fellows receive financial reimbursement toward professional development, while also benefiting from the cohort learning experience of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars program. They will become part of a diverse professional ...More

The iCenter: Resources to Teach and Learn about Operation Protective Edge

iCenter image Protective EdgeThe iCenter, a national Israel education organization, brings Israel to learners through authentic stories, and provides useful frames for discussion. As the school year begins--and the matzav in Israel continues--the iCenter has compiled helpful resources for educators and students. ...More

Sandy Relief at Moishe House

From the Grantees MH HurricaneSandyMoishe House, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Monmouth County, supported by a generous grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation with additional support from the Jewish Federations of North America, created a special volunteer and programming hub at the Jersey Shore that facilitated Sandy relief volunteering among young adults. From June 21 to September 2, the  Shore House for Sandy Relief sought to aid many areas of the New York and New Jersey coastlines. Dozens of young ...More

Summer Institute for Israel Studies

At Brandeis' Summer Institute for Israel Studies (SIIS), faculty from universities in North America and around the world participate in seminars at Brandeis and in Israel that will help them design courses in Israel Studies for their home universities. SIIS concluded its tenth summer in 2013 and the cohort now numbers 205 fellows at over 180 institutions. Find out why SIIS has been so successful in transforming the teaching of Israel on college and university campuses across the United States ...More

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