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Our
Mission

Building

collective

Jewish

life

through education

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COLLECTIVE

BELONGING

Being Jewish

is not just a personal experience,

it’s

also

a dynamic sense of belonging

to something greater.

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ISRAEL

The State of Israel

is

the vision

and venture

of the Jewish People.

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UNIVERSAL

VS. PARTICULAR

The tension

between the universal and particular

animates the meaning of Jewish Peoplehood.

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DIVERSITY &
PLURALISM

Jews have never been

a uniform people

with one set of beliefs, practices and priorities;

Jewish tradition

is full of difference and debate.

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MUTUAL
RESPONSIBILITY

The

Talmudic precept that

“every Jew is responsible for each other”

is a core expression of belonging to the

JEWISH PEOPLE.

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Supporting Educators

The Education Toolkit provides resources for educators

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Building Community

The blog brings us together to talk Peoplehood

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Enriching the Field

The digital library makes Jewish Peoplehood accessible to all who are interested

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Transforming Institutions

Our trainings and consultations help leaders strategize around Peoplehood issues

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POLIN – The Museum of the History of Polish Jews – Changing Conceptions of Jewish Past and Future

I recently visited the POLIN Museum for the History of Polish Jews and discovered an innovative new museum that I believe will change the ways we tell Jewish narratives and educate about the past and present. Let me begin with a confession. This was my first trip to Poland ever. The first because my late…

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The latest publication

Does Jewish Peoplehood Have a Future?

In this video talk Dr Noam Pianko, Director of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington, looks back at the origins of the term “Jewish Peoplehood”. Finding it in the 1930s and 40s he then asks whether it is still a useful concept for the 21st Century and offers a new…

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The Jewish Peoplehood team

Our team is a diverse group of experts in education and organizational transformation. We offer leaders and educators a wide variety of resources focused on Jewish Peoplehood education including professional development, organizational consulting and program development.

Shlomi Ravid
DR. SHLOMI RAVID, Executive Director: is a pioneer in developing Peoplehood READ MORE>
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CLARE GOLDWATER, Education Director: is an educational consultant READ MORE>
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DASEE BERKOWITZ, Educational Consultant: is an educational consultant READ MORE>
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DR. LISA GRANT, Fellow: is Professor of Jewish Education at Hebrew Union College READ MORE>
Ezra
DR. EZRA KOPELOWITZ, Fellow: is a sociologist specializing in the Jewish world READ MORE>
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DR. ELAN EZRACHI, Fellow: is a Jerusalem-based independent READ MORE>

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