Who we Are

Welcome to M²

M² helps educators and organizations design compelling educational experiences that help their learners find meaning and relevance in Jewish life.

OUR VISION

M²’s vision is for Jewish education to be the foundation for deep engagement with a diverse, meaningful, compelling, and vibrant Jewish life.

OUR mission

M²’s mission is to promote a proud and inspired community of Jewish educators who enable their learners to find meaning and relevance in Jewish life.

OUR NAME

M² represents Machshava and Ma’aseh – Intention and Action – two values whose interplay is at the core of Jewish life. At M², we believe that these values are the foundations of experiential Jewish education.

Our Impact

2101

educators trained

32

COHORTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

38

COUNTRIES AND STATES

358

ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTED

Our People

Zev Chissick

Program Coordinator

The Visionary

"Impossible isn’t an acceptable answer"

Steve Shulman

Board Member

Shuki Taylor

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

The Artist

“Transformation begins with a vision and a purpose.”

Shlomit Naim Naor

Program Director

The Visionary

"Dreams become reality with everyday action"

Shira Hecht-Koller

Education Director, Values in Action

The Visionary

"Practical solutions start with impractical dreams"

Rena Bessner

Finance and Operations Associate

The Adventurer

“Creative activation leads to joyful empowerment.”

Join Our Team

Like what Apple is to a Phone, Spiderman to Marvel, Scooters to Tel Aviv, or Hot Chocolate to a Rainy Day, M² is to Jewish Education.
If you would include the words passionate, innovative, joyful, diverse, or creative in your bio, your place might be with us.

News & Media

Mike Mitchell: Seeing the program behind the budget numbers

Mike Mitchell has spent half of his career running Jewish educational programs, and half of his career helping nonprofits manage their finances. And now, at M², Mitchell has found a way to combine both of his areas of expertise.
M² Blog

Tapping into Learners’ Passions

M² Blog

Bringing the M² dialect to the language of Jewish experiential education

September 29, 2022
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M² Blog

Announcing M² 2023 Research Fellowships