Professional Development Resources Tag: Modernity

Recognizing Greatness in Non-Jews: The Passing of Nelson Mandela

This article discusses the category of Hasidei Umot Haolam, with a focus on the achievements of Nelson Mandela. To read the article, click here. Read more

Modern Orthodox-Religious Zionist Education: On a Mission By Design!

This article explores the ideal mission statement for Modern Orthodox-Religious Zionist schools. To read the article, click here. Read more

Conversion in Jewish Law

This article originally appeared in Tradition 14:2, 1974 INTRODUCTION Attitudes toward conversion is one of the most crucial issues confronting Judaism today. The Jewish community... Read more

Judaism and Modernity: Realigning the Two Worlds

In July 2004, the particular theme of the Lookstein Center Principals Program summer seminar was The Leadership Challenge: Navigating the Two Worlds of the... Read more

Standing Beneath the Mountain: Transmitting Torah to the Next Generation

Prologue: In every large group or organization, the individuals involved never quite actualize the professed ideals. Visitors to an urban courtroom, for example, are... Read more

Community Schools – Communities of Truth: A Challenge to Jewish Educators

Yonatan Yussman: Joint Graduate Education Program – Pardes and Hebrew University “Jewish education is the great failure of contemporary Jewish life”, writes Professor Barry... Read more

Teaching About Israel

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 19 #3 Fall 1981 . Reprinted here with permission. Teaching about Israel today is not merely teaching... Read more
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