Mar 262019
 
Remarks by Joel Einleger at Ramah Leadership Convening

It’s wonderful to be here.  I’ve met some of the people in the room over the years, especially the directors, and had the pleasure of visiting almost every Ramah.  I’m delighted to tell you why AVI CHAI was an enthusiastic supporter of the Ramah movement, but I’d first like to tell you a little about

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Remarks by Mem Bernstein at JFN 2019

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Mar 202019
 
Remarks by Mem Bernstein at JFN 2019

Cross-posted at eJewishPhilanthropy.com By: Mem Bernstein Thank you, Andres. It is truly an honor to be here. I want to thank the JFN staff and leadership past and present. Your optimism, your creativity and your guidance has inspired and enriched us all. Speaking to you here in San Francisco as AVI CHAI approaches the end

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Remarks by Yossi Prager at Prizmah 2019 Conference

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Mar 142019
 
Remarks by Yossi Prager at Prizmah 2019 Conference

Thank you, Paul, and our dear friends who have toasted us, for the beautiful and heartwarming words. I am flooded with warm memories, and I will cherish this event for a long time. I would be speechless, but fortunately I prepared a speech in advance! In fact, I prepared two speeches. First, I was going

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Mar 132019
 
What Day Schools and Camps Can Learn from Each Other

This is part three in a three-part blog series from The iCenter for Israel Education, sharing its approach to working closely with day schools and camps to create effective Israel education experiences for learners. By: Dvora Goodman and Aliza Goodman In our previous posts, we introduced the idea of a holistic approach to Israel education and

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Mar 122019
 
Prizmah Jewish Day School Conference: Dare to Dream Day 2

The second day of the Prizmah Conference in Atlanta, GA included a unique opportunity to use design thinking to crack “The Questions that Matter Most,” a dinner celebrating the field, and a rousing performance by the Distant Cousins. Throughout the day, there were also sessions offered that allowed an exploration of trends and ideas in

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Mar 112019
 
Prizmah Conference: Dare to Dream

The Prizmah Conference is taking place March 10-12 in Atlanta, GA. It brings together Jewish day school leaders, lay leaders, and communal professionals from across the North American day school landscape to learn from one another and be inspired to dream together. The first day’s full-conference experiences included an opening by George Couros on the

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Prizmah Conference: Sessions of Interest

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Mar 052019
 

We are very excited for the Prizmah Conference, taking place in Atlanta on March 10-12. We encourage you to join us at the following sessions showcasing AVI CHAI grantees and their work. Sunday, March 10 2:45-5:45, Int’l Salon 4 Big Jewish Questions on Our Minds Ray Levi (DSLTI), Benjamin Mann (Solomon Schechter of Manhattan), Lianne Heller (Sulam),

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Feb 262019
 
Bringing Harvard Home: Building PLCs and Using Data to Help our Students Learn

In 1997, The AVI CHAI Foundation began sponsoring day school leaders to attend one of two week-long summer institutes at The Principals Center, a division of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  Many of the 566 participants who have attended since then found the institute to be among the most transformative professional development experiences of

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