The Future of Jewish Learning Is Here: How Digital Media Are Reshaping Jewish Education
Among the many ways in which the internet has irreversibly changed our lives is how it has enabled access to information with unprecedented speed and ease.
Repair the World and The Jewish Agency for Israel commissioned the study, “Serving a Complex Israel: A report on Israel-based Immersive Jewish Service-learning,” to learn more about the appeal of and outcomes associated with participation in Israel-based immersive Jewish service-learning (IJSL) programs.
In 2010, the Foundation for Jewish Camp, The AVI CHAI Foundation, and the Jim Joseph Foundation began working collaboratively on Nadiv, a ground-breaking initiative that created six new positions for Jewish experiential educators that are each shared by a Jewish summer camp and a Jewish school.
Jewish Student Connection (JSC) aims to serve as a catalyst for Jewish teens to take ownership of their Jewish future by creating in-school educational experiences for teens in public and private schools.
Since 2008, the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s JWest Campership program has provided financial incentives to campers from the western United States to participate in a first-time Jewish summer camp experience of two to three weeks.
In 2008, Hillel began testing an innovative program that leveraged peer networks and relationships to help Hillel achieve its goal of “doubling the number of Jewish students who are involved in Jewish life and who have meaningful Jewish experiences.”
The Education Initiative is a $45 million grant program designed to increase the number, quality, and type of programs and support available to students who enter and graduate from three premier Jewish education institutions: Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Yeshiva University.
The Jewish Resource Specialist (JRS) program is a flagship professional development initiative of the Early Childhood Education Initiative (ECEI) of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties.
The purpose of this evaluation was to evaluate the Reboot network and explore how Reboot can manage its continuing evolution to achieve increased impact in years to come.
In 2008, Hillel embarked on an experimental path designed to dramatically increase the number of Jewish students involved in Jewish campus life.
Beginning with a Planning Grant in 2007, the North Shore Teen Initiative (NSTI) has designed, developed, launched, implemented, and sustained community-based teen education and engagement in 23 towns and cities north of Boston.
In 2009, the Jim Joseph Foundation launched a five-year investment in the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC)’s Specialty Camps Incubator to support the creation of five new specialty camps to increase the number of middle school and high school youth experiencing Jewish summer camp.