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The Jewish Education Project and M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education have partnered together to provide our educators with the most timely, up to date, and relevant resources on the evolving situation in Israel and Gaza. Through this partnership we aim to expand the breadth of information made available to our communities. 

Israel-Hamas War: Resources for all Educators

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The resources in this collection are intended to support educators working in public schools and non-demoninational private schools.  These resources have been developed by organizations including Facing History and Ourselves, the Institute for Curricular Services, and the ADL.

Upcoming Professional Development

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01
Dec

Drop in weekly on Fridays for 30 minutes of Jewish wisdom to fill your souls.

December 1, 2023 at 12:00 pm - February 1, 2024 12:30 pm EST
Free
Online
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04
Dec

Join us for a summit on the how-to of Israel and peoplehood education.

December 4, 2023 at 9:30 am - December 5, 2023 at 3:00 pm EST
$75.00
In Person: The Conference Center and Congregation Rodeph Sholom
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07
Dec

Learn more about storytelling tools for talking about Israel.

December 7, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Free
Online
Well
Applications due: Jan 26

A professional learning cohort to nourish and support teachers in supplemental Jewish education.

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Applications due: Dec 24

Application now open! Click here!Program Description:Looking to make a difference in the next generation? An MA in Education with a STEM focus is a great place to start. STEM teachers are positioned to make the most profound impact on society by instructing future technology innovators. Study and learn to apply the most advanced teaching pedagogies to build your dream classroom.

Learn more about welcoming vs. belonging and five marginalized groups in the Jewish population.

October 11, November 15, December 13, February 14, March 13, April 17
FREE
Online

From our Resource Partners

The Jewish Educator Portal collaborates with 32 Resource Partners to share educational materials. 
New resources from our Resource Partners will be highlighted here.

Chanukah with the National Library of Israel

Use primary sources from the National Library of Israel to discover a variety of Chanukah/Hanukkah customs.

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In this video, the history of Chanukah is examined from its beginnings: politics, wars, sacrifices, and victories.

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Devash: Parashat Vayeishev

Devash is a weekly parashah magazine that makes learning Torah sweet!

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