Past Events

The Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education (MCSJE) is committed to sharing its research findings and learnings more broadly with other scholars and practitioners in an effort to strengthen the field of Jewish education scholarship. MCSJE convenes scholars, practitioners and policy makers at a robust calendar of events each year to advance thinking in the field.

Use the links below to find summaries and videos of past events. You can also find summaries of past MCSJE conferences.

Recent Events and Links to Videos

December 7, 2022

Why Jewish Day Schools Should Teach Students to Read Torah

November 17, 2022

How Debbie Friedman (and CAJE) Gave Jewish Education a New Soundtrack

October 27, 2022

How Do Jewish Day School Kids Think About the Holocaust?

October 12, 2022

Pre-recorded video release.

September 21, 2022

Portraits of Adult Jewish Education: Making Meaning at Many Tables with editor Diane Tickton Schuster, and Shira Epstein, Josh Feigelson, Miriam Raider-Roth, moderated by Miriam Heller Stern.

September 15, 2022

Making Shabbat: Celebrating and Learning at American Jewish Summer Camps with author Joe Reimer, and Michelle Shapiro Abraham, Avi Orlow, Rabbi Bradley Solmsen, moderated by Sharon Feiman-Nemser.

May 4, 2022

How Jewish Communities Educate

April 11, 2022

What Can We Learn From Jewish Education?

March 24, 2022

Inside Jewish Day Schools with authors Alex Pomson and Jack Werthheimer, and Dan Held, Amanda Pogany, and Susie Tanchel, moderated by Sharon Feiman-Nemser.

March 10, 2022

Accentuating the American Jewish Hebrew Speaker

February 2, 2022

December 9, 2021

How the Study of Jewish History Informs the Arts

November 11, 2021

Learning at a Jewish Museum

October 14, 2021

How Camp Ramah Met the Challenges of the 1990s

Past Research Conferences

Teacher Forum

The Teacher Forum is an annual workshop that brings educators together to explore central ideas in teaching and learning.

Other Past Events