Archive for January, 2014

Spring Kallah Update

Posted on January 30th, 2014

Last call for submissions to the Spotlight Fair at the ARJE Kallah! We have extended the deadline through February 20th. Let us know what you are doing that is innovative in the area of Israel education, and you might have the opportunity to share it with all of our ARJE colleagues! If you have an idea, make a […]

NATE needs YOU!

Posted on January 22nd, 2014

We need YOUR help!  Do you know an educator who is not a ARJE member?  Please consider sharing the beautiful, new Benefits of Membership brochure with them and initiating a conversation about joining NATE.  OR – contact your ARJE Membership Recruitment committee chairs, Gavin Hirsch (  or Marcia Rittmaster (  and they’ll reach out.  Help […]

Ziknay NATE Needs Your Help!

Posted on January 9th, 2014

 A Note for all Active ARJE members – HELP!   Ziknay ARJE is working on a Grandparents project: “Me’Dor L’Dor” In order to assist our work, please send the following to Sharon Morton, either by email, or by snail mail to: 56 Ellendale Road, Deerfield, IL, 60015. If you have a Seniors and/or Grandparents […]

Vote on next year’s learning topics!

Posted on January 7th, 2014

During the 2014-2015 year, the Continuing Education committee will be organizing two web-based “mini-series:” one in the fall and one in the spring. Each series will be a balance of theory and practice. We want your input on the topics of the two short courses. Take our 4-question survey now!

Meet NATE’s Leaders – 10 Questions

Posted on January 5th, 2014

This month’s NATEnow includes a new feature–Meet NATE’s Leaders: 10 Questions. Each month, we will spotlight a current NATE leader, and will ask him or her 10 questions. This month, we are pleased to focus our attention on Rabbi Stan Schickler, NATE’s Executive Director.

Reflections from the President – NATE in 2014

Posted on January 4th, 2014

Happy 2014! I hope the New Year is off to a good start for you and yours. As we enter this new secular year ARJE leadership is busy making changes, building relationships inside and out and working to enhance the professional life and learning of all our members. Please see the notes from our Fall […]

Update from the Membership Team

Posted on January 4th, 2014

The ARJE Membership Team, made up of three working committees, Recruitment, Initiation and Connection, is designed to reach and connect with ARJE members, potential and current.  The Recruitment committee seeks potential new members and encourages their membership.  The Initiation committee guides new members through the membership process and provides immediate personal contact.  The Connection committee is designed to provide personal contact between ARJE […]

NATE Fall 2013 Leadership Meetings

Posted on January 2nd, 2014

Our NATE Operations and Governance leadership gathered together in the fall for one of the largest ever leadership meetings of our organization. With over 60 NATE leaders participating, we were able to see first hand the work so many of our volunteers do for the benefit of our members and our organization. Read on for a summary of the salient deliberations and decisions.