Archive for the ‘Empowering Institutions’ Category

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).

JDAM Rabbis Breakfast and Conversation

Posted: February 17th, 2015

By Rabbi Michelle Greenfield, WCI Consultant / Last Thursday, ten rabbis gathered at Jewish Learning Venture to share breakfast and learn together in honor of Jewish Disability Awareness Month.

Introducing Microgrants for jteenphilly Professionals

Posted: February 13th, 2015

by Robyn Cohen, Director, PJ Library Philadelphia and jteenphilly / Meeting the needs of Jewish teenagers in the Philadelphia area is one of the goals of jteenphilly, a relatively new and exciting initiative of Jewish Learning Venture.