Welcome to Tova Garr!

The Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education is delighted to welcome Tova Garr to the team. Tova is taking a new position for the Center;  the Greater New York Peoplehood Educator. In this role she will be working with institutions and organizations in the New York area, introducing them to the resources of the Center for…

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Jewish Peoplehood for Yom Ha’Atzmaut

At this time of year, following Passover, the Jewish calendar is full of celebrations and commemorations that highlight the national aspects of being Jewish. Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day) are powerful and rich expressions of Jewish Peoplehood, and offer many educational opportunities to explore…

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Worldwide Purim Album

In the aftermath of Purim take a look at the new Worldwide Purim Album from Beit Hatfutsot . Here are some ideas for using the album to connect your students to Jews across time and space. These ideas would work well with younger children and teens. Have your students bring pictures of themselves in Purim…

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Interview with David Hoffman, Chair of Limmud International By Helena Miller (immediate past co-Chair, Limmud International)

David, could you start by explaining (briefly!) the enormous growth of Limmud world-wide in the past 7 years? Limmud, for those who don’t know, is an organisation which runs Jewish educational events. These are cross-communal and non-denominational – we tend to use this word rather than pluralist to avoid giving an impression that Limmud has…

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