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Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program

One of my favorite Jewish ways to mark time is through the annual Torah reading cycle. Each week, Jews from all over the world read the exact same parasha.

The Wexner Foundation is pleased to announce Class 33 of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program.

Of all the things I’ve learned during the pandemic, none amazes me more than this: every day at 12:30 pm eastern time, hundreds of people get onto Zoom, turn on their cameras, close their eyes and meditate quietly together for half an hour.

If you haven’t yet brought a llama to join your Zoom meetings, you’re missing out.

From my perspective, Color War is the most important educational program we run in Jewish schools and summer camps. Let me explain.

As far as I know, no one has studied this systematically, but over the last 15 years or so I’ve been asking American and Canadian adults and children (separately) to tell me what they’d say the opposite of play is.

Most Jewish professionals have been trained and have aimed to follow best practices accordingly. All of that changed in 2020. We all entered a world of unknowns, uncertainties and certainly a severe gap in the ability to predict or plan.

One of our favorite tools in our evaluation and strategic planning toolkit is a Theory of Change (ToC).