Eugene Borowitz will be leading a session on Sunday June 28th titled Mapping a Theological Journey and then another one on Tuesday June 30th titled Taking the Next Steps in the Journey during the Leadership Institute's summer seminar.
The summer institute entitled Lilmod u’le-lamed: Teaching, Learning, and Leadership will provide a variety of opportunities to explore our leadership role in both creating curriculum innovation and building meaningful learning experiences. Throughout the sessions we will consider the following questions:
· What are possible strategies to translate Jewish theology into a specific educational setting?
Dr. Borowitz will be using the chapter Seven People Who Shaped Modern Jewish Thought from his book A Touch of the Sacred: A Theologian’s Informal Guide to Jewish Belief to shape the learning.
Aaron Panken, Jo Kay, Evie Rotstein, Larry Hoffman and Cyd Weissman from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion will also be leading sessions
The Leadership Institute for Congregational School Educators offers congregational school educators the opportunity to expand their knowledge and build a new vision for school leadership. The Leadership Institute is guided by the vision of the New York School of Education at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) and the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and is fully funded by the UJA-Federation of New York. This historic opportunity will enable HUC-JIR and JTS to join together to further the leadership capacity, pedagogic skills and Judaic knowledge of congregational school educators. This program is open to candidates from all denominations in the New York, Long Island, Westchester and the greater metropolitan area extending to New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.