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Archive for March, 2014

One Last Word from Chicago…

Posted on March 31st, 2014

Thank you to the almost 160 ARJE members who joined us for the Chicago Kallah last month! Your enthusiasm for learning, worshipping, networking, and all things Israel helped create an amazing experience that will hopefully impact your institutions in meaningful ways. If you haven’t already, please make sure you complete the survey that was sent […]

From the President: Reflections on the Leadership Meetings

Posted on March 31st, 2014

From the President: Reflections on the Leadership Meetings

The parasha we shared during our recent kallah, parashat Shemini, tells a gripping and poignant story about the challenges of leadership. The story begins with an awesome event: In chapter 9:6  Moses said to Aaron before the entire community gathered at the front of the Tent of Meeting: “This is what the Lord has commanded that you […]

Reform Pension Board Retirement Planning Seminar

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Monday, May 19-Wednesday, May 21, 2014 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida   The Reform Pension Board (RPB) is offering a two-day retirement planning seminar to RPB participants and their spouses/partners. The seminar provides important tools and strategies to assist attendees with preparing for the financial and personal choices that need to be made in working towards […]

Natalie Twersky Educator Award

Posted on March 16th, 2014

Do YOU know the next Natalia Twersky Educator Award winner? Could you or one of your colleagues BE the next winner?   What you need to win: a lesson plan you’ve taught for grades 6-12 that spotlights the stories and voices of Jewish women through the use of primary sources.   The prize: $2,500 for you, plus $500 for […]

Nominate a Colleague to earn a Certificate in Jewish Education

Posted on March 7th, 2014

Do you know a young leader working with youth and young adults?    Could you or your congregational youth educator… Learn more about the teens and young adults? Have more tools in for innovative Jewish education?   Nominate a colleague to earn a Certificate in Jewish Education specializing in Adolescents and Emerging Adults.  Applications are due April […]

News from the Advocacy Team

Posted on March 7th, 2014

Calls often come into the ARJE office, requesting information about retirement materials.  These calls may come from one of our colleagues or the temple or organization for which they work. The Advocacy Team has recently begun to collaborate with Ziknay ARJE to provide guidance in this critical area.  This collaboration is being led by Sharon […]

Building NATE’s Corps of Experts

Posted on March 5th, 2014

With the quickly changing landscape of Jewish Education, NATE has been focused on positioning ourselves to be leading voices in the field of Jewish Education within the Reform Movement. With that goal in mind, an opportunity has come our way that the NATE leadership has enthusiastically embraced and we need your help to make it come to fruition.

Hidden Ingredient

Posted on March 5th, 2014

In a world with limited resources we must find new ways to work together to bring joy to the next generation. Please help reveal a potential collaboration between camping and year-round Jewish education.