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May 2022
        Most educational innovations try to impact the lives of young students, but very few attempt, at the same time, to drastically change the lives of 80-year-olds as well. This is the...
May 2022
In 2007 the Japanese architect couple Takaharu and Yui Tezuka built a kindergarten that aroused astonishment worldwide, and Tezuka immediately became famous. Fuji Kindergarten, which was named the...
May 2022
  One of the most important enterprises of Zionism was the renewal of the Hebrew language. For 2000 years, Hebrew existed as a written language mostly. Jews prayed, read, studied, buried, and...
April 2022
  Doctor Henryk Goldszmit was born in Warsaw to a wealthy Jewish family in July 1878. When he was a five-year-old boy, so his diary recalls, he had some hard thoughts about the world he was...
April 2022
  On the dramatic day of September 1, 1939, the day Hitler invaded Poland and launched World War II, the British newspaper Times Literary Supplement published an article calling on European...
April 2022
  Usually, when we encounter an old stained manuscript, we assume that the stains on the pages are the evidence of time that left its mark on the pages. Maybe the manuscript was kept in an old...
April 2022
  Dr. Rohee Dasgupta is a part-time Professor at the School of Conflict Studies, Saint Paul University. She is researching ​​Identity Politics, Conflict Studies, and Jewish Identity and Culture...
March 2022
    Yakov Kozalchik was born in Poland and was known in his town as a child with extraordinary physical strength. At age 7, he carried a bucket of water from the town well to his parents'...
March 2022
    Emmanuel Levinas is one of the most significant philosophers of the 20th century. Increasingly, his philosophy is studied within the philosophy of education and is becoming an integral...
March 2022
    In terms of Jewish education, in what sort of environment did you grow up?                     I grew up in Montreal, Canada, went to a Jewish day school, and was very involved...