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Nonprofit Organization Management
New York, New York
The Jewish Education Project We pioneer new approaches in Jewish Education for every age. At The Jewish Education Project, we: * Connect forward-thinking educators, lay leaders, and parents to spark new ideas and launch bold initiatives. * Provide the tools, resources and technology to spread new educational models which impact more than 200,000 Jewish children, teens and families. * Leverage large amounts of government resources for Jewish Days Schools and Yeshivot. * Build the leadership needed to drive Jewish education in today’s ever changing world.
New York, NY
AMIT enables Israel’s youth to realize their potential and strengthens Israeli society by educating and nurturing children from diverse backgrounds within a framework of academic excellence, Jewish values and Zionist ideals. Founded in 1925, AMIT operates 110 schools, youth villages, surrogate family residences and other programs, constituting Israel’s only government-recognized network of religious Jewish education incorporating academic and technological studies.
Temple Beth Sholom blends the tradition of a longstanding, multi-generational Reform synagogue with the innovativeness of bright, vibrant clergy and staff in a warm, welcoming environment. We nurture you and your children with spiritually uplifting services, lifelong Jewish education and exciting programs for all ages. We are an extended family that is there for you in simcha and in sorrow. We celebrate our rich diversity as a congregation, a community of many communities. We are a great intergenerational family in a place where we care for and about one another. We are newcomers and old-timers, children and adults, individuals and couples and families, multi-racial families, gay and straight, Jews by birth and by choice, non-Jewish partners and spouses. Interfaith families are always welcome. Temple Beth Sholom is all that and more. There’s something for everybody. For more than 60 years, Temple Beth Sholom has served Jewish people in Orange County with programs talked about all over the country. Come and find out why so many people come home to Temple Beth Sholom. It’s a habit that could last a lifetime.
Los Angeles, California
Founded in 1964, Stephen S. Wise is a large Reform Jewish Temple. In addition to the congregation and temple, Stephen S. Wise has three schools – Wise School, a Jewish day school, early childhood through 6th grade with parenting and our Center for Youth Engagement, a supplementary school, K-12 which provides religious education, Hebrew language instruction, and opportunities for informal youth programming. In addition, we offer a lifelong learning program which includes opportunities for adults of all ages to continue their Jewish education. With over 2,000 member families and more than 300 employees, SSW is known for its extensive educational, service and entertainment programs, designed for families at all stages. Our campus is located on the Mulholland Corridor of the Santa Monica Mountains and encompasses 19 acres.
Primary and Secondary Education
Beverly Hills, Ca
Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy offers a warm and nurturing environment with a focus to help each child develop in an environment that synthesizes Torah with General Studies. A vibrant and dynamic staff educates our children while catering to students' unique needs and learning styles. Hillel students exhibit a love for learning and Judaism. This is reflective of the warm character everyone feels when walking through the campus. To accomplish our forward looking goals, we are always at the forefront of change. Ensuring the most ambitious standards includes, but is not limited to, introducing new and cutting edge academic programs into the curriculum, expanding professional development opportunities for faculty and staff, augmenting parental community involvement in the school, and maintaining admission standards. We continue to offer the community an education of excellence, centered on true Torah values, with the highest caliber General Studies curriculum. Together with the Board and Mr. Michael Fallas, our President, the Hillel community continues to look forward to perpetuating authentic Jewish education as we raise the next generation of leaders. Biveracha, Rabbi Y. Boruch Sufrin Head of School
Nonprofit Organization Management
Each generation of Jews has the blessing and the responsibility of doing its part to ensure the future of our people. The Milwaukee Jewish Federation represents our community’s collective commitment to this future. We nurture and sustain a vibrant Jewish community through financial resource development, outreach and engagement and community planning. By developing financial resources, we secure the means to support ourselves today through our $20 million Annual Campaign (2014) while creating a financially stable future through our $150 million Jewish Community Foundation. Through outreach and engagement, we build a larger tent of committed Jews who have the passion, knowledge and skills to lead us into the future. We help newcomers and others find their place in our Jewish community, develop young leaders and philanthropists, and strengthen our Jewish identity through Jewish education and our connection to Israel. Through community planning, we help ensure a full array of programs and services to educate our children, provide for our seniors, support our most vulnerable and finance and maintain community properties for the enjoyment of all. Together, we go from strength to strength here at home, in Israel and around the world. Mission Statement: Through the development of community-wide financial support, planning and allocations, the mission of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation is to ensure the continuity of the Jewish people, to enhance the quality of Jewish life and to build a strong unified Jewish community in Milwaukee, in Israel and throughout the world. In fulfilling its mission, the Federation is committed to the principles of Klal Yisrael (the collective unity of the Jewish people), tzedakah (the obligation to care for one another) and tikkun olam (improving the society in which we live).
Nonprofit Organization Management
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey cares for those in need, enhances Jewish life and ensures the continuity of a vibrant Jewish community locally, in Israel and around the world. The Federation, a comprehensive communal organization, is committed to promoting and enhancing Jewish life throughout Southern New Jersey. The Federation, which was founded in 1922, serves the Jewish community in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties. It is the third largest Jewish Federation in New Jersey. Its hub is the 108,000 square foot Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Jewish Community Campus, which opened in 1997. The Campus includes (1) the Betty and Milton Katz Jewish Community Center (JCC), which houses a wide range of recreational, fitness, social, cultural and educational programs, including senior programs, (2) the Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS), which provides specialized senior health, counseling and support programs, (3) The Jewish Community Foundation, the planned giving and endowment arm of the Federation, (4) Jewish Federation Publications, which provide a bi-weekly newspaper and bi-monthly magazine to the community, (5) the Jewish Community Relations Council, the human relations, public policy, and social advocacy agency of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and one of America’s most reliable and steadfast allies of the State of Israel, (6) the Department of Jewish Education and Continuity, which promotes and encourages Jewish enlightenment, identity and commitment, and (7) The Federation administrative offices. Jewish Senior Housing and Healthcare Services (JSHHS), an agency of the Federation, is located at the Jewish Geriatric Home, also in Cherry Hill, and operates the nursing home and three low-to-moderate income apartment buildings and adult day care programs. (www.jewishsouthjersey.org)
The Charles Kalms • Henry Ronson Immanuel College is a selective HMC co-educational Jewish day school for pupils aged 4-18. Immanuel College is a school characterised by academic excellence, expert pastoral care and inspiring Jewish education. Immanuel College is one of the top 3% of secondary schools in the UK measured by the proportion of pupils gaining places at the nation’s 13 most successful universities and the great majority of Immanuel College Sixth Form pupils proceed to their first choice of university. The recent ISI inspection found that Immanuel's 'standards are excellent' and commented on 'the outstanding support and guidance that the pupils receive' at the school.
Gateways provides high quality special education services, expertise and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life. www.jgateways.org Our Vision Gateways enables Jewish children with special educational needs to become successful participants in the Jewish community. What is Gateways? Gateways is the central agency for the education of children and teens with disabilities in Greater Boston. Our work covers day schools, congregational and community schools, preschools and our stand-alone programs. We are the broadest disability-focused educational organization in the North American Jewish community: No other metropolitan area has an organization that works on Jewish education and inclusion as comprehensively as Gateways does. Gateways focuses on the issue of inclusion in the Jewish community from many angles because we recognize that it is a complex endeavor, and we cannot succeed with a single approach. We work on many fronts to ensure that the doors to the Jewish community are open to children and families, and that when people walk through those doors, schools, congregations, organizations and individuals have the skills and confidence to welcome them in and meet their needs. Values Inclusion: We welcome people of all backgrounds and abilities and promote understanding and empathy. Empowerment: We provide our students with the knowledge and skills they need to be full participants in the Jewish community. Collaboration: We work closely with like-minded partners to ensure that there is a place for every child in the Jewish community. Respect: We presume the competence of everyone we encounter. Quality: We deliver expertise, service and support that are innovative and reflect current best practices. Passion: We approach our work with enthusiasm, creativity and pride.
New York, NY
The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) strengthens and enriches education in U.S., Jewish schools across the denominational spectrum, educating a generation for innovation, instilling critical thinking, creativity and problem solving skills. The innovative programs, prepare students at Jewish day schools, academies, and yeshivot for the challenges and opportunities of our global society. Our goal is to make certain that education in our schools is of superior quality, so that students can acquire the skills they will need to excel and compete in the 21st century workplace. CIJE currently provides funding for 30,000 K-12 students and programs at 150 beneficiary schools nationwide including advanced technology, engaging curricula, teacher training and vital support in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects. The organization offers a number of innovative programs including CIJE-Tech Engineering Program, SET3 science, engineering, teamwork, technology & training enrichment programs; and Excellence 2000 (E2K) developed with Israel Center for Excellence in Education (ICEE). CIJE has built over 100 computer laboratories, 25 state-of-the-art science laboratories and donated more than 500 smart boards. CIJE was established as an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization in 2008. For more information, please visit www.thecije.org.