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Experiential Learning

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Ivrit Where It Counts

Every day at 1:45 pm the announcement is made in the Edah afterschool program, “Ha Misada Petucha” (the restaurant is open). The Misada is part full-service restaurant, part immersive language learning space, and it hums with activity each day as children sit at the counter and order something to eat.

2019-03-14T12:24:57-07:00

Legos for Everyone

On a recent afternoon, a group of second graders stand around a table. Taped the long way down the middle of the table is a strip of blue construction paper, a river...

2019-03-14T12:21:43-07:00

eJP: Field Trips for Everyone

There’s nothing like a field trip to shake things up. And this goes the same for teachers as it does for students. Getting out of your every-day space to see something new ...

2019-01-28T13:10:49-07:00

eJP: Cohort Based Learning on Local Scale

Whether it’s Steven Covey who said “Interdependent people combine their own efforts, with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success” or... Michael Jordan who said “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships"...

2019-01-28T13:09:04-07:00

Upstart: Edah Brings More Innovation to the World of Jewish Education

Imagine you’re a new college graduate and you’re playing around with the idea of becoming a Jewish Educator. You have already taken advantage of some isolated part-time opportunities to teach Hebrew school and had some enriching summer leadership experiences. But, the chance to work full-time in a full-year teaching capacity straight out of college is a long shot, since many of these roles require more advanced degrees.

2018-08-14T12:18:41-07:00

J-Weekly: opinions | What is Jewish education without Hebrew language?

For at least 2,000 years, Judaism has been a text-based religion. Many would argue it’s been longer than that. And, with some exceptions, the language of our texts is Hebrew. Yes, Aramaic plays a part. The Talmud, lots of midrashim and ancient biblical translations often were written in Aramaic — but even then, written in the Hebrew alphabet. It shares many of the same words and cognates, and is at the very least a not-too-distant cousin of Hebrew. For as long as Jews have been calling themselves Jews, we’ve been doing all that Jewish stuff in Hebrew.

2018-08-14T12:44:20-07:00
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