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  • 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, funders and other stakeholders gathered in Las Vegas for a three-day conference on Israel education.

    Hosted by the iCenter for...

  • Soulful Education program offers students, teachers personal meaning

    By Kylie Ora Lobell

    January 14, 2015 | 1:32 pm

    With thousands of years of history, wisdom and tradition to impart, it’s easy for Jewish schools and educators to sometimes forget to take the time to reflect upon them.

    This is a problem that Rabbi Aryeh Ben David, who at the time was working as the rabbinical educational...

  • Awards recognize, reward 4 local Jewish educators

    November 1, 2011 | 8:54 pm

    It’s a hard-knock life for teachers, who are trying their darnedest to teach children amid decreased attention spans, increased technological gadgets, fewer resources, job insecurity and myriad other challenges.

    All of which make the Milken Family Foundation Jewish Educator...

  • $33 Million in Grants to Fund Training of Jewish Educators

    May 25, 2010 | 5:00 pm

    Spurred by a major grant from one of the largest Jewish foundations, the rabbinical seminaries of three major synagogue movements are forging a groundbreaking partnership to train Jewish educators.

    The Jim Joseph Foundation announced May 24 that it was giving a combined $33 million...

  • Is this a job for a nice Jewish boy or girl? You bet it is!

    By Michael Zeldin

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    "We are a great institution with a great program of Jewish education. We're looking for a top-notch Jewish educator. It's quite an opportunity for someone, and if we find the right person we'll do whatever it takes to make it work. Do you know of anyone?"

    This time of year, I get...

  • Briefs: Rice says Abbas can do, Peres talks Turkey, Olmert suspected

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Rice: Abbas a True Peace Partner

    Condoleezza Rice told thousands of Jewish communal activists that the president of the Palestinian Authority is a true partner for peace. The U.S. secretary of state, addressing delegates in Nashville at the General Assembly of the United Jewish...