Action researchers representing three Reform congregations from the B’nai Mitzvah Revolution’s Pilot Cohort were invited to present in a spotlight panel at the Network for Research in Jewish Education’s annual conference held this week in New York. Co-directors Rabbi Bradley Solmsen and Isa Aron, along with BMR researchers Diane T. Schuster and Josh Yarden, convened the [...]
Knowing how to start a conversation is sometimes the most difficult part. That challenge is not deterring the nearly 70 URJ congregations that are about to get talking as part of the B’nai Mitzvah Revolutions Active Learning Network.
We’re on TV! And not just any TV… we’re on Shalom TV! Check out the piece on the Revolution from Shalom TV’s August 27 daily news update. (Video embedded after the jump.)
Why do so many synagogues struggle with Hebrew instruction, t’fillah education, and post-b’nai mitzvah celebration? We have come to believe that these challenges — and others, too — are all related to one deep-seated problem: Jewish learning prior to age 13 is driven by the bar/bat mitzvah celebration.