Lessons Learned and Bold Predictions: Fall's Re-entry Into Jewish Education
Join us for a behind the scenes conversation with The Jewish Education Project professionals, David Bryfman, Rabbi Jennifer Goldsmith, Sasha Kopp, and Rebecca Ruberg, about how Jewish education has been impacted by the pandemic.
As summer comes to an end, we're all adapting to the new realities of the Fall 2020 academic semester. Join The Jewish Education Project professionals, David Bryfman, Rabbi Jennifer Goldsmith, Sasha Kopp, and Rebecca Ruberg, for a conversation about how Jewish education has been impacted by the pandemic.
They discuss lessons learned and how they impact the field, including early childhood, teens, and congregational learning. Whether you're a practitioner in the field or a parent or grandparent with children returning to school, watch and listen as they unpack the past few months and share predictions about the future of Jewish education.
Mentioned During The Episode
- The Jewish Educator Portal
- How are Teens and Young Adults Coping Through This Pandemic? | Article by Nila Rosen | eJewishPhilanthropy
- Despite shuttered shuls, members say they feel less lonely | Article by Samuel J. Abrams | The Forward
Rabbi Jennifer Ossakow Goldsmith is the Managing Director of Leadership Initiatives at The Jewish Education Project. Previously, Jennifer worked as the Director of Life-Long Learning at Larchmont Temple. Her work concentrates on fostering and spreading educational innovation through consulting, grant initiatives, online resources, professional networks, and in depth leadership development.
Sasha Kopp is a Community Early Childhood and Family Engagement Consultant at The Jewish Education Project. She comes to this role after two years as the Assistant Early Childhood Director at Central Synagogue. Sasha cares deeply about building Jewish community by creating strong relationships, and enjoys partnering with directors, teachers and communities to help strengthen the field of early childhood.
Rebecca Ruberg serves as a Teen Education and Engagement consultant at The Jewish Education Project. Prior to this role, she served as an Associate Program Officer for Legacy Heritage Fund and the Nachshon Project, the Area Director for the NY/CT region of Jewish Student Connection, and as a Field Worker for the Connecticut Valley Region of BBYO.
- Early Childhood
- Family Engagement
- Day Schools and Yeshivas
- Congregational Learning
- After School and Beyond
- Teen Engagement