January 10, 2017

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For the past many years, I have been a Jewish educator focused on teaching adults. I h...

December 4, 2015


In the past two years, much conversation has been held in reference to the 2013 Pew Survey of U.S. Jewry. But we now have a more recent study – the Pew Research Center Survey on American Religion[1], which adds some interesting information to the discussion. Between J...

December 1, 2015






Resta pouca dúvida de que nós, educadores judaicos, temos tido alto grau de sucesso no que tange à educação de crianças. Ainda me lembro bem da primeira vez que, como jovem professora, vi um membro da comunidade cantando Daienu e Ma Ni...

September 1, 2015


As I was leaving a national Jewish educator’s conference this week, everyone was wishing each other a Shanah Tovah. And I wanted to say: WAIT – I am not ready!!! I never feel this way when December 31st is coming, but I always have this sense of not being ready for Ro...

April 1, 2015


The Seder is the most observed ritual in our generation in Jewish communities all around the world. According to the Pew Research Survey of Jewish Americans of 2013, over 70% of Jews get together with family and/or friends for some type of Seder, whether they follow t...

December 1, 2014


Since the Pew report came out last year, several Jewish professionals and leaders have addressed the seemingly bleak future of the Jewish community in America. While some see it as inevitable, some as a process which can be reversed, and others yet think we are misrea...

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