Education

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IN HONOR OF THE REBBE’S BIRTHDAY – A HISTORIC BILL IS SIGNED IN ARIZONA

Yesterday, history was made in Arizona — and, in large part, due to Congregation Beth Tefillah of Scottsdale, Arizona! After months of tireless work by Rabbi Pinchas Allouche, attorney Adam Kwasman, and Arizona Representative Alma Hernandez, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law, just yesterday, Arizona House Bill 2707, also known as “the moment of silence…

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Phoenix Holocaust Association to bring Holocaust by Bullets Exhibit to Arizona

Features Presentations by Father Patrick Desbois and Rachael Cerrotti, Inaugural Storyteller in Residence for USC Shoah Foundation (TEMPE, Ariz. – February 8, 2022) The Phoenix Holocaust Association is bringing Holocaust by Bullets (HBB), a community-wide education program back to the Valley.  Originally scheduled for the spring of 2020, the exhibit and education programs return to the…

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CTeenU participants celebrate the completion of their Jewish business course

A bit about CTeen University: CTeen University or CTeenU for short is a weekly class that presents the Jewish view on relevant, contemporary topics. CTeen partners with the prestigious Yeshiva University to offer 2 elective college credits for all who complete the course! Our current class that we just completed is the Jewish Business course….

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On the forefront of Holocaust education

Photo: Kim Klett recorded a virtual tour of the Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center. On July 9, 2021, Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2241, requiring that all Arizona students receive education on the Holocaust and other genocides during their K-12 education at least twice between seventh and 12th grade. But long before that…

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Speaking for Others and Yourself

By Amy Hummell Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) was formed in 2009 when the Jewish Special Education International Consortium got together for their annual meeting. Two of the members presented the idea of selecting a specific month for all communities to raise awareness and share resources on the topic of disability. Becca…

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K-12 Education’s Crisis of Relevance

By Michael C. Johnson The extent that we can assure that every American child receives a relevant and contemporary education today will dictate the health of our economy, our global standing and the general welfare of our society for the remainder of this century. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer such a guarantee, not…

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