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Jewish eLearning fellowship brings together institutions from across denominations

By JNS, July 22nd, 2013

JNSWith the rise of numerous open online courses such as Khan Academy, Coursera, and other digital platforms, universities are feeling a greater need to embrace new technology as would-be students seek out more modern, effective ways to learn. To help the Jewish community adapt to the times, the new eLearning Faculty Fellowship aims to cultivate creativity and collaboration regarding the use of educational technology at higher education institutions across the denominational spectrum. Click photo to download. Caption: From left to right: Hebrew Union ...More

Keeping Jewish Teens Involved

By Washington Jewish Week, July 3rd, 2013

Washington Jewish WeekFor many Jewish teens, the culmination of their involvement in Judaism comes at the age of 12 or 13 when they read their Torah portion and celebrate at their bar or bat mitzvah party. While some teens will go on to complete confirmation classes and may be involved with a Jewish youth group, many will cease to be engaged with Jewish life at all. Nearly two years ago, the Jim ...More

Shore house mixes Shabbat, sun, service

By New Jersey Jewish News, June 17th, 2013

New Jersey Jewish NewsWhat could be better for a 20-something than an inexpensive co-ed weekend at a Jersey shore house — with at least two meals included and free beach passes? But a formula for fun in the sun is also an opportunity for tzedaka: Weekend participants at the Shore House for Sandy Relief will volunteer to aid Sandy victims while also enjoying a social and Shabbat experience with fellow Jews. Running from June 21 through Labor Day, the project is being ...More

The Benefits of Membership

By , June 17th, 2013

Jewish Times of South Jersey "The Benefits of Membership" by Jewish Times of South Jersey, June 17, 2013

Gap Year — Preparing for college…in Israel

By , June 10th, 2013

Connecticut Jewish Ledger "Gap Year — Preparing for college…in Israel" by Connecticut Jewish Ledger, June 5, 2013

eLearning Faculty Fellowship Launched

By , June 3rd, 2013

Jewish Voice "eLearning Faculty Fellowship Launched" by The Jewish Voice, May 22, 2013

NSTI Grows Up, Takes Next Steps

By , March 21st, 2013

"NSTI Grows Up, Takes Next Steps" by The Boston Jewish Journal, March 21, 2013

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