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Explore new jewish pedagogies

During M² Research Fellowships, each fellow develops a new educational practice that addresses the contemporary challenges in Jewish education. Explore and use them with your learners and colleagues.

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The Pedagogy of Names

Kimberly Dueñas

Community Manager and Founding Member
Jewtina y. Co.

Exploring names as an opportunity to welcome the learner as ‘whole’

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The Pedagogy of Blessing/Berakhah

Lisa Goldstein

Rabbi, Teacher, Coach
Self-Employed New York, NY

Offering each other blessings has the power to transform both the one who blesses and those who receive it.

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Jewish Place and Positionality: A Choreography of Pedagogical Practice

Yoshi Silverstein

Founder & Executive Director
Mitsui Collective Cleveland, OH

A Choreography of Pedagogical Practice - By engaging intentionally with spatial dynamics, Jewish educators can elevate learning through powerful embodied practices.

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Tokhahah: A Pedagogy of Loving Rebuke

Ari Weiss

Executive Director
Cornell Hillel Ithaca, NY

Loving rebuke, a pedagogy that embraces disagreement, can be transformative and even holy.

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Pedagogy of the Word: Jewish Writing Practice for Increased Wellbeing

Naama Sadan

PhD Student in Environmental Studies
UC Berkeley & the Hebrew University

The pedagogy of the word as a tool to achieving inner balance

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The Pedagogy of Mikveh: Removing Barriers in Pursuit of Deep Human Connection

Faith Brigham Leener

Founder, Base Movement and Chief Innovation Officer, Pardes Institute

The ritual of mikvah as a framework for cultivating inspired communication

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Machloket-i: A Personal, Professional Development Program

Edward Magiste

The Temple Tifereth Israel

Designed as a professional development strategy, this pedagogy of Machloket targets veteran educators asking to develop their teaching and ideas

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Le’hitatef: A Pedagogy of Enveloping

Dr. Andrea Lieber

Professor of Religion & Judaic Studies
Dickinson College

Le’hitatef- an invitation to approach Jewish learning as an embodied experience.

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A Pedagogy of the 48: Connecting Pirkei Avot, LIfe, and Learning

Dr. Gila Silverman

Director of Jewish Lifelong Learning
Siegel Lifelong Learning, Case Western Reserve University

This pedagogy invites participants to consider how the 48 different ways of “acquiring Torah” resonates with them

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