Education August 2015

Education August 2015

Bar/bat mitzvah tutors and the new ‘gig economy.’ New JTS center reimagines prayer. BDS: the legal fights to come.

INSIDE Education August 2015
Edgy ideas from a N.Y. seminary; Starbucks and the Jewish studies classroom; how Billy Joel explains political theory.
Growing numbers of private bar/bat mitzvah tutors are a sign of a changing economy, and a changing Jewish educational landscape.
Local teachers, part of wider ADL program, gain new perspective on Jewish state.
New JTS center aims to address a rising ‘crisis in prayer.’
For ex-CNN anchor and convert Campbell Brown, Judaism sharpens focus on kids and school reform.
Hebrew U. pilot program playing matchmaker between international group of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists looking for the next big product.