Jewish Education Blog

January 29, 2018

Rabbi Edelman with students.

One of my favorite teaching memories is from when I taught preschool years ago, and was leading a class of 3 year-olds to look at the inside of a real Torah after a unit on Simchat Torah. We had passed around a stuffed Torah during davening...

January 24, 2018

As the Outreach Coordinator for the Milwaukee Jewish Federation I have the pleasure of working with a wide variety of people in our community that are looking to become involved in Jewish life in a new way. Whether I am grabbing coffee with newcomers to the city throug...

January 22, 2018

Julie Shlensky reads to her students at Congregation Shalom.

In addition to doing Torah Study with the Religious School during Sunday mornings, I have the pleasure of visiting individual classrooms, to speak about a Jewish tradition or teaching when our faculty is focus...

January 15, 2018

Students listen to Holocaust Survivor Nate Taffel as a part of HERC’s field trip program “From Ignorance & Fear to Knowledge & Understanding: Jews, Judaism, & the Holocaust”

When should parent introduce the topic of the Holocaust to their children? This is a ver...

January 8, 2018

There is the old “saw” in education that says, ‘if I can reach just one student . . .”. I had that experience when I opened an email from a parent of our synagogue Sunday school, who sent me a photo of her second grade son. Here is a mother in an interfaith marriage, t...

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