<p style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: #646464; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16.796875px;"><span style="color: #323232; line-height: 18.234375px;">Complementary (or supplementary) education, often the step-child of Jewish education, is in a period of dynamic change. </span><span style="color: #323232; line-height: 18.234375px;">Using examples from around the continent and bringing together the perspectives of a range of stakeholders, including educators, funders, community leaders, and families, this convening explores what the experiences of diverse initiatives tell us about the requisites for successful change.</span></p> <p style="margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; color: #646464; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 16.796875px;"><span style="color: #323232; line-height: 18.234375px;">Creating the Future of Complem ...

Publication Date2013
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<p>Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) is a Chicago-based non-profit working to make interfaith cooperation a social norm. IFYC works to foster what it calls a "critical mass" of interfaith leaders on college campuses that will later craft and drive this dialogue of interfaith cooperation. They offer a variety of programs, including Leadership Institutes and campus partnerships. Website also offers a variety of free resources for use on college campuses, that may also be adapted for high school or other young adult audiences.</p>

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<p>In April 2012,Grsinpoon-Steinhardt Awards winners participated in a webinar on Jewish experiential education with guest speaker Mark Young of the JTS William Davidson Graduate School. You may wish to download the PowerPoint presentation from this session before watching the video:</p> <p>If you are a current or former Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award winner, we encourage you to fill out this <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CKJGFQJ" target="_blank">brief survey</a> after viewing the webinar. (Total running time: 70 minutes)</p> <p><object data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZiUUxomjYoE?version=3&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="480" height="360"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZiUUxomjYoE?version=3&hl=en_US" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /></object></p> ...

Publication Date2012
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<p> </p> <div><object style="width: 420px; height: 272px;" data="http://static.issuu.com/webembed/viewers/style1/v2/IssuuReader.swf?mode=mini&backgroundColor=%23222222&documentId=120420051837-4b9bffede8a04045b3540e7edf8ce9ed" width="420px" height="272px" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value="http://static.issuu.com/webembed/viewers/style1/v2/IssuuReader.swf?mode=mini&backgroundColor=%23222222&documentId=120420051837-4b9bffede8a04045b3540e7edf8ce9ed" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="menu" value="false" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /></object> <div style="width: 420px; text-align: left;"></div> </div> <p>JESNA's commitment to transforming Jewish education is driven by a vision of a vibrant Jewish future. In a world where old models are no longer sufficient to maintain even the status quo, we see the potential to nurture ...

Publication Date2012
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  • Annual Reports

<p>This panel discussion was recorded at JESNA's Enriching LIFE Fellowship seminar in July 2011, featuring guest speakers from Hazon, Repair the World, The American Jewish World Service, and AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps. You may view the recording of this panel in the window below, as well as download the articles the panelists shared with the fellows:<br /><br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=753&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Hazon Theory of Change (<span class="small">105.27 kB</span>)<br /></a><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=754&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Social Service or Social Change Kivel (<span class="s ...

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<p><em>The International Handbook of Jewish Education</em>, a two volume publication, brings together scholars and practitioners engaged in the field of Jewish Education  and its cognate fields world-wide. Their submissions make a significant  contribution to our knowledge of the field of Jewish Education as we start the second decade of the 21<sup>st</sup> century.</p> <p>The Handbook is divided broadly into four main sections:</p> <ol> <li>Vision and Practice: focusing on issues of philosophy, identity and planning –the big issues of Jewish Education.</li> <li>Teaching and Learning: focusing on areas of curriculum and engagement</li> <li>Applications, focusing on the ways that Jewish Education is transmitted in particular contexts, both formal and informal, for children and adults.</li> <li>Geographical, focusing on historical, demographic, social and other issues that are specif ...

Publication Date2011
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=737&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel in the Synagogue (<span class="small">196.05 kB</span>)</a></div> </span></span>

Publication Date1999
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=736&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="http://www.jesna.org/components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel in Jewish Summer Camps (<span class="small">202.72 kB</span>)</a></div> </span></span> ...

Publication Date1999
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul>

Publication Date1999
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=734&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="http://www.jesna.org/components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel in Jewish Day Schools (<span class="small">196.9 kB</span>)</a></div> </span></span> ...

Publication Date1999
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=733&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel in Jewish Community Centers (<span class="small">192.72 kB</span>)</a></div> </span></span> ...

Publication Date1999
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=732&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="http://www.jesna.org/components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel in Bureaus of Jewish Education (<span class="small">204 kB</span>)</a></div> </span></span> ...

Publication Date1999
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=731&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel in Adult Education (<span class="small">185.24 kB</span>)</a></div> </span></span> ...

Publication Date1999
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<span>A volume from the series <em>Israel in Our Lives</em>. <span>The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=730&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel Education Through Encounters With Israelis (<span class="small">204.61 kB</span>)</a></div> </span></span> ...

Publication Date1999
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Back by popular demand! The goal of these guides is to: <ul> <li>help introduce the idea of Israel into the lives of your constituents in an interesting and accessible manner; and, to</li> <li>suggest ways to help promote the idea of a visit to Israel - the Israel Experience - as a critical Jewish experience for every young Jew.</li> </ul> <div>Download the full series here:<br /><br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=738&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Teaching Israel: Basic Issues and Philosophical Guidelines (<span class="small">112.4 kB</span>)<br /></a><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=730&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border= ...

Publication Date1999
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<p class="MsoNormal">What is educational innovation?  What new innovations are on the horizon?  How is it relevant to your classroom?  This final webinar for the Grinspoon-Steinhardt Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education Community of Practice, addressed these questions.  This one-hour long webinar focused on the topic of <strong>innovation in education</strong>.  The guest speaker, Dr. Jonathan Woocher, Chief Ideas Officer and Director of the Lippman-Kanfer Institute at JESNA, spoke about the meaning, history and process of innovation in Jewish education.</p> You may <span>view the webinar by clicking the link above</span> (total running time: 59 minutes), and download the PowerPoint presentation here:<br /><br /><a class="doclink" href="jesna-publications/doc_download/727-innovation-"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/generic.png" border="0" alt="ico ...

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<div>A report submitted to the Schusterman and Jim Joseph Family Foundations as a project of the iCenter, cataloguing and analyzing current curricular materials on Israel in North American Jewish Day Schools. <br /><br />Download the report here:<br /><a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=718&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Israel curriculum in North American Jewish day schools: a study of untapped transformative potential (<span class="small">313.06 kB</span>)</a></div>

Publication Date2009
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<br />On November 29, 2010 Grsinpoon-Steinhardt Awards winners participated on a webinar discussing inclusion.  They looked at the philosophy and goals of inclusion with Dr. Aryeh Davidson of the Jewish Theological Seminary.  Dori Frumin Kirshner of Matan then presented the what and how of inclusion for students with special needs.  Both presentations were detailed, interesting and informative (see the presenters' bios <strong><a href="grinspoon-steinhardt-resource-blog/item/969-powerpoints-from-inclusion-webinar">here</a></strong>, along with their PowerPoint presentations). The webinar may be viewed here<strong> </strong>in its entirety, cut into several clips due to file-size restriction. Simply click on each window to play the clips in order. Total running time: 57 minutes.<br /><br /> <object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" width="425" height="344" codebase="h ...

Publication Date2010
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Jewish Book Month is an annual celebration that offers an opportunity to promote Jewish exploration through reading and discussion. In honor of Jewish Book Month 2010, JESNA featured <em>30 Days, 30 Texts</em>; a series of reflections by some of our community's most interesting leaders and personalities on the books that have influenced their Jewish journeys. Growing out of our 30-year commitment to convening thinkers and innovators in Jewish education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, this initiative provides a digital platform for sharing ideas and inspirations.

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Publication Date2010
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The Institute for University-School Partnership offers free continuing education and professional development online webinars- watch, participate and learn from your own computer. Topics range from tips for new teachers, educational techniques for Hebrew speakers, to planning and performance improvement techniques for Jewish day schools.<br /><br />Download the Fall 2010 course catalog here: <a class="doclink" href="index.php?option=com_docman&amp;task=doc_download&amp;gid=638&amp;Itemid=573"><img src="components/com_docman/themes/default/images/icons/16x16/pdf.png" border="0" alt="icon" /> Continuing Education Program Fall 2010 (<span class="small">6.91 MB</span>)</a>

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