Professional Development Resources Tag: Leadership

Revolutionary Challenge – Changing the Classroom Culture Through Informal Education

  This article originally appeared in Mifgashim. Part I What are the aims of our educational system? I want to suggest here that the... Read more

And Moses Struck the Rock: Numbers 20 and the Leadership of Moses

  Published in Tradition 27:3, 1993 The failure of Moses to lead the Jewish people into the promised land constitutes a central tragedy of... Read more

Sincerity and Authenticity in Teaching

This article first appeared in the Torah U’Madda Journal, Vol. 11 (2002-2003). The Torah U-Madda Journal is a publication of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an... Read more

Psychological and Religious Change of Orthodox Jewish Boys During a Post-High School Year of Study in an Israeli Yeshiva

The following article is a dissertation that explored processes of change in parental relationships, religious levels and mental health that occurred in American Orthodox... Read more

Leading Jewish Ethical Discussions

I. What is a Jewish ethical discussion? Ethical discussions are designed to challenge participants to clarify or their thoughts. The process of clarification often... Read more

Women and Judaism: Challenges of modernity

It seems to be common knowledge that the challenges of modernity for Judaism arise from two factors of contemporary life: ease of communication, and... Read more

“Too Much on Our Plates”

Back in the early 50’s, my friend’s older sister, Malka, worked as secretary in one of the Bais Yaakov elementary schools.  The children were,... Read more
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