Consider this counterfactual

The following was crossposted at The Jewish Futures Blog as part of a thought experiment on the Jewish future.  Enjoy! Consider this counterfactual. In 1994, after having coffee with me, Charles Bronfman and Michael Steinhardt decided, rather than funding flashy 10...

A Jewish day school thought experiment

Inspired by Aurora Mendelsohn’s open-ended FB question about coming up with “a list of ways stuff that is taught in the classrooms of day schools is ignored by the day school community”, I thought of a different thought experiment… With the...

#beinartvgordis and the marketing of Jewish education

I was live-tweeting the Tablet sponsored Beinart-Gordis debate last night. If you like, you can search #beinartvgordis on twitter and sift through the madness or just watch the debate here. I might have blogged about the exchange itself but, well, we all know better...