J-JEP is a multi-denominational collaboration between Beth Shalom, a traditional Conservative congregation, and Rodef Shalom, a Classical Reform congregation. The learning in J-JEP reflects the belief that no two households are the same.
One of the successes of J-Life is that it continues to build community among parents. Most of the learners who started in kindergarten have stayed to continue going on to the upper grades. Parents express that they have a lot of fun participating in J-Life and that they enjoy coming to these experiences.
Congregation Tifereth Israel (CTI), Glen Cove, NY. CTI learners and their families participate in hands-on experiential learning. The curriculum focuses on Jewish values learned through our stories (both modern and ancient).
The Jewish Museum provided us with the perfect setting to explore how early childhood educators might use art and artifacts in their classrooms differently.
The Educational Alliance Preschool has implemented a thoughtful school process that puts children and families at the center.
While every class has some exposure to Hebrew, our Dual Language track classroom features two teachers, one speaking only Hebrew and the other only English at Congregation Beth Elohim, Brooklyn, NY.
Little Avant Gardes is a magical program and model that, while focused on Russian-speaking families in this setting, can be adapted in any community.
This article is a comprehesive resrouce from a journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children published in July 2017.
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