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Five Jewish educators have been awarded the Covenant Foundation's 2013 Pomegranate Prize. Each recipient receives $15,000 for their educational projects and development as change agents in their communities and in Jewish education. The recipients are
Learn how this tasty treat and other dishes introduced to the United States by Eastern European Jewish immigrants pastrami, knockwursts and chicken soup with kneidlach and lockshen became Americanized during a free lecture at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct.
University Chancellor Nicholas Dirks spoke highly of the new center, saying that it "will expand the breadth of Jewish studies scholarship here, connect more students to the wealth of Jewish studies resources across the campus, and enrich the
Berkeley announced the establishment of the Center for Jewish Studies, launched with a $1 million seed grant from the chancellor's office. As described in our cover story on page 7, the new center will act as a central address for Cal's already rich
Follow j. on and a special advertising feature Middle school students' Shir HaLev food drive Service learning is a critical part of a Contra Costa Jewish Day School education. Shir HaLev Shirut Ruchani Spiritual Service of the Heart program.
13pm (JTA) The first joint program in experiential education and Jewish cultural arts will open at George Washington University next summer. Funded with a $1.47 million grant from the San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation, the program will offer
Santa Cruz's Jewish studies program has received a $500,000 gift from the Helen Diller Family Foundation toward the establishment of a new Baumgarten endowed chair in Jewish studies. The donation puts the program within $300,000 of its fundraising
Curently, an average of 1,000 students enroll annually in Jewish studies at Santa Cruz. In July of this year, the campus lauched an online course on the Holocaust, which has drawn 18,000 subscribers from 58 countries. Helen Diller, a San Francisco
More grant money for Jewish studies institute at Berkeley In addition to a previously reported $1.2 million, five-year grant from the S.F.-based Jim Joseph Foundation, U.C. Berkeley's Institute for Jewish Law and Israeli Law, Economy and Society has
Jewish studies continues to play a vital role in education, and technology is an important tool helping children engage in the classroom. "The children, generally from a very young age, start to read and write in Hebrew. We have a great emphasis on