Jewish Learning Innovation Corps

Training the Next Generation of Jewish Educators

Jewish Learning Innovation Corps

Training the Next Generation of Jewish Educators

Take Your Teaching to the Next Level

With support from an internationally renowned faculty, fellows have the opportunity reveal their talents, experience different methods in education, and build their own “Torah”—values and practices they will use as an educator.

About JLIC

Innovation Corps Faculty

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Rabbi Joshua Fenton

Executive Director

Rabbi Fenton is the founding Executive Director of Studio 70. Rabbi Fenton received his ordination from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and Masters Degrees in Education and Rabbinic Studies from the American Jewish University in Los Angeles.

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Yafit Shriki Magidish

Learning Specialist

Yafit joined Studio 70 in 2016 to lead the Innovation Corps fellowship. Yafit has an MA in Educational Management Systems from Hebrew University and over 19 years experience as an educator, school principal, and teacher of teachers.

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Dr. Jen Glaser

Instructor: Philosophical Inquiry

Dr. Glaser is a philosopher whose primary work is in the fields of Jewish education and Philosophy for Children. She is the Founder and Director of Engaging Texts and served as a senior faculty member at the Mandel Leadership Institute for eleven years.

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Dr. Kathy Simon

Instructor: Nonviolent Communication

Dr. Simon is the Lead Trainer for the BayNVC Immersion Program. She is the author of Moral Questions in the Classroom and co-author of other books on education and school reform, and has been practicing Nonviolent Communication since 1995.

Meet our Fellows and Alumni

Did you know our Innovation Corps program powers Edah?