Learning from Taglit-Birthright Israel: An Academic Symposium

May 23-24, 2011 Brandeis University

Learning from Taglit

Plenary 5 Background Papers:
Implications for Educational Theory and Practice

(Mandel Auditorium)


Prof. Leonard Saxe (Klutznick Professor of Jewish Community Research and Social Policy; Director, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies and the Steinhardt Social Research Institute, Brandeis University)


Prof. Jonathan Sarna (Professor of American Jewish History, Brandeis University) 

Dr. Jonathan Woocher (Chief Ideas Officer, JESNA)

Prof. Ari Y. Kelman (Jim Joseph Chair in Education and Jewish Studies, Stanford University)

Prof. Sharon Feiman-Nemser (Mandel Professor of Jewish Education; Director, Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University)

Jonathan Boyd (Executive Director, Institute for Jewish Policy Research)

Dr. Aviva Zeltzer-Zubida (Director of Research, Evaluation & Measurement, in Strategy & Planning Unit, Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI))