Archive for the ‘Empowering Institutions’ Category

Jewish Learning Venture and J.Proud

Posted: April 29th, 2015

By Dr. Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education / J.Proud, a consortium of agencies serving the Jewish LGBTQ community, is committed to creating, nurturing, and supporting a comprehensive network of LGBTQ-inclusive spaces, programs, and resources in the Greater Philadelphia area.

PJ Library – On the Move…

Posted: April 27th, 2015

Members of our Family Engagement staff are attending the National PJ Library Conference this week in Baltimore. There they will learn about successes and challenges and benefit from networking with hundreds of other PJ Library professionals.

TAP Teens On Autism Awareness Month

Posted: April 20th, 2015

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / As part of their ongoing training to learn how to support children with a variety of learning disabilities and special needs in a congregational school setting, teens in our Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Assistant Program (TAP) focused on learning more about autism in this month’s session.

Text Me: Judaism and Technology

Posted: April 14th, 2015

By Ellen Walters, Director, Learning Initiatives in Early Childhood Education / Text has a double meaning in Jewish life.  We are bound to our ancient and modern texts and we also are linked to the digital age and all of the ways it shapes our lives.

Thought Leadership: A Forward-Thinking Staff

Posted: April 8th, 2015

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director Thought leaders are the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. –Denise Brosseau, Thought Leadership Lab As highlighted in our recent Innovations report,…