The Lookstein Center Bulletin Board

Events and Opportunities for Educators

Yad Vashem Conference Announcement

The Yeshivah of Flatbush William S. Levine Family Shoah Institute will be hosting and co-sponsoring with Yad Vashem two conferences in March at the Yeshivah of Flatbush. The conferences will focus on teaching the Holocaust and combating antisemitism in the wake of October 7.    Conference # 1 is for  Elementary and High School educators who...

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Why Young Jews Love Yiddish

Learning About Learning: A Conversation with Sandra Fox "Why Young Jews Love Yiddish" Thursday, February 8, 1-1:30 p.m. Via Zoom / Free / Register at Over the last two decades, talk of Yiddish as an alternate path of engaging with Jewishness comes up in the Jewish press almost cyclically — a journalistic evergreen. In this...

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Spotlight on the Gap Year

Thursday, February 29, 1-2:15 pm Via Zoom / Free / Register at For over a generation, many American Jewish young adults have spent a year between high school and college in Israel—the “gap year.” How does the gap year contribute to North American Jewish education? How does it...

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