Jewish Journal

  • School? There’s an app for that

    by Oren Peleg

    January 13, 2016 | 11:09 am

    In a certain well-known California valley, a school is utilizing burgeoning technology to keep parents connected to the classroom with the touch of a...

  • High-tech Chanukah at Shalhevet

    by Oren Peleg

    December 9, 2015 | 3:09 pm

    It was Sunday morning — just hours before the first night of Chanukah began on Dec. 6 — and Adrian Krag stood at the front of a Shalhevet High School...

  • Improving education about Israel

    by Kylie Ora Lobell

    December 9, 2015 | 2:59 pm

    Hot on the heels of a report showing major gaps in American-Jewish college students’ knowledge about the State of Israel, some 250 Jewish educators,...

  • Prepping students for friction on college campuses

    by Evan Henerson

    November 11, 2015 | 3:57 pm

    Fewer than 30,000 fans were at Dodger Stadium in 1965 when Sandy Koufax pitched his perfect game, although hundreds of thousands of people subsequently...

  • YULA students honor deceased classmate through community service

    by Ryan Torok

    November 11, 2015 | 3:47 pm

    Just over a month after the tragic death of one of their classmates, students from YULA Girls High School have decided to honor her through yearlong...

  • Innovating the Israeli classroom

    by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

    November 11, 2015 | 3:45 pm

    Imagine a revolutionary classroom for kids with attention and learning disorders: bouncy chairs made from yoga balls, distraction-free décor, walled-off...

  • Filling the gap: The case for a post-high school year in Israel

    by Elyse Glickman

    November 11, 2015 | 2:41 pm

    Although the notion of taking a year’s break between high school and college appeals to many young people, parents often think a year abroad is a luxury...

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