Learning from Taglit-Birthright Israel: An Academic Symposium

May 23-24, 2011 Brandeis University

Learning from Taglit

Plenary 3A Background Papers:
Taglit on the Ground, Practice, and Mifgash

(Mandel Auditorium)


Dr. Alex Pomson, Senior Lecturer, Melton Centre for Jewish Education at Hebrew University


Dr. Mooli Brog (Chief Knowledge Officer, Taglit-Birthright Israel)

Turning a Land into a Homeland: A study in Social Geography of Sacred Spaces

Dr. Rachel Zorman (Executive Director, Henrietta Szold Institute)

The Systematic Analysis of Taglit’s Educational Process

Prof. Philip Wexler (Charles R. Bronfman Visiting Professor in Jewish Communal Innovation, Brandeis University)

Evaluation, Research Methods and Socio-Educational Theory

Prof. Jon A. Levisohn (Assistant Professor of Jewish Education; Assistant Academic Director, Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University)

More than Mifgash: Promoting the Pedagogy of Peoplehood