Over the past century, different pedagogical theories have transformed classrooms and teaching methods
The narrative of awakening to reality after being blinded by pro-Israel propaganda is all the rage among young progressive Jews. Except it’s crap.
Making sense of a strange phenomenon
Eighty years ago, the state tried to take over religious education. What happened next still serves as a blueprint for concerned parents and educators.
As a celebrated Jewish boarding school unexpectedly shut down last week, one former faculty member looks back at its inspired life and unsettling demise
Should teachers insist on transmitting timeless texts and traditions? Or is it time for a more radical, dialogue-based approach?
“Studying some of the classic Sephardic books has opened us up to a range of different approaches and pedagogic models”
Forget spirituality; try economics instead
We need to teach Jewish values—as a subject that isn’t divorced from the modern world, but integral to it
For the first time since 1968, the Polish city has a Jewish day school.
A new exhibit and book recall the Evelina de Rothschild School, which taught Jewish girls punctuality, self-reliance—and English
Teachers should harness their students’ excitement without overloading them
A new start-up uses 21st-century technologies to make ancient values relatable and dynamic
Scholar Adin Steinsaltz discusses his recently completed edition of the Talmud, why the Internet is better than TV, and the prospect of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Elvis playing cards together