When you think about adult Jewish education, what comes to mind? Is it Jewish literacy? Jewish History? The weekly Torah reading? Hebrew?
While the enterprise of adult Jewish education may provide different things for different people, there is one significant benefit that is generally not considered:
Rich Jewish learning can actively build community.
Join Ruth Messinger, former president and CEO of American Jewish World Service and inaugural JTS Finkelstein Institute Social Justice Fellow at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Rabbi Morey Schwartz, International Director of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, for an interactive discussion on the impact of Jewish adult learning. JFN member Susan Weiss Firestone will introduce the discussion.
The Jewish landscape is changing. Join us to learn about how adult Jewish education can deepen engagement and strengthen the very fabric of our Jewish communities.Read more
The way Daniel Posen sees it, by liberating ourselves from the constraints of viewing Judaism solely as a religion, we all gain immensely.Read more