Jewish Education: Socially Distant, Spiritually Together - Adapting LIVEcast

The Jewish Education Project
September 30, 2020

How do Jewish educators create the magic of youth and family services in a digital world? What lessons from the High Holiday season will Jewish educators be applying for the rest of the school year? Rabbi Deborah Bravo of MakomNY and Rabbi Charles Savenor of Park Avenue Synagogue discuss how they and other Jewish educational leaders are creating engaging Jewish educational experiences during this unique period in Jewish history. 

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Meet The Guests 


Rabbi Deborah Bravo


Rabbi Deborah Bravo

Rabbi Deborah Bravo is the spiritual leader and founder of Makom NY: A New Kind of Jewish Community in Woodbury, N.Y. At MakomNY, Rabbi Bravo seeks to build a collaborative partnership between clergy and community. She received her rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and has led communities across the country for the past 22 years.








Rabbi Charles Savenor 

Rabbi Charles Savenor

Rabbi Charles E. Savenor is the Director of Congregational Education at Park Avenue Synagogue (PAS) in Manhattan. Before joining Park Avenue Synagogue, he worked at United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism as the Director of Leadership and Organizational Development. Rabbi Savenor’s articles on education, parenting, and leadership have appeared in The Jewish Week, Hadassah Magazine, and the Jerusalem Post.





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