Archive for the ‘Building Community’ Category

Leadership Solutions for Early Childhood Educators

Posted: March 9th, 2015

By Ellen Walters, Director, Learning Initiatives in Early Childhood Education / The Early Childhood Directors’ Council, a group of directors in early childhood settings in the Greater Philadelphia area, meets periodically throughout the year.

Happy Purim from Jewish Learning Venture!

Posted: March 5th, 2015

Today, we celebrate Purim! Click here for Purim resources, crafts, games, recipes and more. Watch the video below for a fun way to make lunch-time hamantashen with young children — no baking required! What’s your favorite flavor of hamantashen? Here are some of ours:   From the staff at Jewish Learning Venture, we wish you…

Adult Summit: Designing the Religious School of the Future

Posted: March 3rd, 2015

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / Last Thursday night, 42 rabbis, educators, religious school teachers, parents and community volunteers came together for an Adult Summit: Designing the Religious School of the Future.

Wrapping Up A Wonderful #JDAM15

Posted: February 27th, 2015

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / February is the shortest month, but for Jewish Learning Venture’s Whole Community Inclusion (WCI) initiative, it has been bursting with Jewish Disability Awareness Month (JDAM) activities to make our Jewish communities more inclusive of people of all abilities.

Thinking Nationally

Posted: February 26th, 2015

By Rabbi Philip Warmflash, Executive Director / For the past several days, Elana Rivel and I joined a group of 25 professionals involved in Jewish education across the country for a conference in Miami (not a bad place to go in the middle of an Artic Blast).