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, 2022Why Jewish Day Schools Should Teach Students to Read Torah
November 17, 2022How Debbie Friedman (and CAJE) Gave Jewish Education a New Soundtrack
October 27, 2022How Do Jewish Day School Kids Think About the Holocaust?
October 12, 2022Pre-recorded video release.
September 21, 2022Portraits 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, 2022Making 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, 2022How Jewish Communities Educate
April 11, 2022What 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 13, 2021
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
May 4, 2021
Past Research Conferences
The Teacher Forum is an annual workshop that brings educators together to explore central ideas in teaching and learning.