JBuzz Events June 4, 2020: Jewish Women’s Archive Online Class Jewish Women at the Turn of the 20th Century

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Leading through Crisis and Change: Jewish Women at the Turn of the 20th Century

Source: JWA

Jewish Women’s Archive is hosting an online class on Zoom entitled, “Jewish Women at the Turn of the 20th Century”  that will be taught by JWA scholars Carole Balin, Karla Goldman, Rebecca Kobrin, and Judith Rosenbaum.

Thursdays in June at 8 p.m. EDT

  • June 4: Jewish Housewives and the Kosher Meat Boycott, with Judith Rosenbaum
  • June 11: Henrietta Szold, with Karla Goldman
  • June 18: Jewish Women and the Suffrage Movement, with Carole Balin
  • June 25: Emma Lazarus, with Rebecca Kobrin

Suggested minimum donation of $36/person for those in a position to contribute.

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JBuzz News August 22, 2014: Jewish school in Copenhagen vandalised

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Jewish school in Copenhagen vandalised

Source: AFP, 8-22-14

A Jewish school in Copenhagen had its windows smashed and anti-Jewish graffiti referring to the conflict in Gaza spray-painted on its walls, the school said on Friday….READ MORE

JBuzz News July 4, 2013: AVI CHAI Foundation awards nearly $2 million to Conservative day schools

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Nearly $2 million awarded to Conservative day schools

Source: JTA, 7-4-13

The AVI CHAI Foundation awarded nearly $2 million to support the Conservative movement’s Solomon Schechter network of Jewish day schools….READ MORE

JBuzz Musings June 28, 2013: UTT Herzliah St. Laurent building finally sold

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UTT Herzliah St. Laurent building finally sold

By Bonnie K. Goodman

After nearly two years the United Talmud Torahs of Montreal (UTT) announced on June 20, 2013 by email to their alumni that they have sold the school building that housed the UTT Elementary School and Herzliah High School Beutal campus…READ MORE

JBuzz News June 13, 2013: JESNA: National Jewish education organization to shut its doors after 31 years

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National Jewish education organization to shut its doors after 31 years

Source: Jweekly.com, 6-13-13

The Jewish Education Service of North America will end its operations in July after 31 years. Established in 1982, JESNA has been downsizing for the past four years, in part due to declining allocations from the Jewish federation system….READ MORE

JBuzz News May 10, 2013: Chabad Jewish education center in Miami could be lost in foreclosure auction

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Chabad Jewish education center in Miami could be lost in foreclosure auction

Source: South Florida Business Journal, 5-10-13

The Lubavitch Education Center in Miami, where Jewish studies are taught from preschool through high school and rabbinical training, has been ordered to foreclosure auction….READ MORE

JBuzz News May 9, 2013: Mayanot Institute for Jewish Studies: Steer Towards the ‘On-Ramp’ to Jewish Education

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Steer Towards the ‘On-Ramp’ to Jewish Education

Students at Mayanot’s Women’s Program in class with Rabbi Mordechai Guth, right.

Students at Mayanot’s Women’s Program in class with Rabbi Mordechai Guth, right.

Nestled in the heart of Jerusalem, and long seen as an accessible starting point for young Jews looking to deepen their connections to their religion, the Mayanot Institute for Jewish Studies has had thousands pass through the doors of its campuses for young men and women since its founding more than a decade ago.

In response to requests from students and young adults who visit Israel as part of the 10-day Birthright Israel tours, Mayanot’s Jewish studies program will now offer an intensive crash course on “Judaism 101” for those with little or no prior Jewish education….READ MORE

JBuzz News February 8, 2013: Lichtigfeld School, Jewish school in Frankfurt, Germany looks to attract non-Jews

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Jewish school looks to attract non-Jews

Source: Ynetnews, 2-8-13

VIDEO – The Lichtigfeld School opened in Frankfurt in 1966. It was the first German Jewish school to reopen its doors after the Holocaust….READ MORE

JBuzz News November 15, 2012: New Zealand Jewish community calls for compulsory Holocaust studies

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Jewish community calls for compulsory Holocaust studies

Source: TVNZ, 11-15-12

The Holocaust Centre in Wellington is calling for the study of the World War II genocide of Europe’s Jews to be made compulsory in New Zealand secondary schools….READ MORE

JBuzz News July 19, 2012: Orthodox Union (OU) & Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE) Create New Tuition Affordability Center for Jewish Day Schools

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OU, PEJE create new tuition affordability center

Source: JTA, 7-19-12

Two Jewish organizations have established a new center to collect and analyze tuition affordability programs for Jewish day schools.

The Jewish Day School Affordability Knowledge Center is part of a first-ever partnership between the Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education and the Orthodox Union. The center will be devoted to researching, analyzing and circulating knowledge and practices about existing tuition affordability programs in order to help day schools figure out which programs are best suited for them….READ MORE