Isa Aron, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita

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school/program: School of Education
academic field: Jewish Education
campus: Los Angeles

Dr. Isa Aron is Professor Emerita of Jewish Education at HUC-JIR. She was the founding director of HUC-JIR’s Experiment in Congregational Education and the URJ’s B’nai Mitzvah Revolution. She has written academic and popular articles on moral education, philosophy of education, learning to teach, and educational change, and she is the author of three books on synagogue change, including Sacred Strategies: Transforming Congregations from Functional to Visionary, winner of the 2010 National Jewish Book Award. After retiring in 2018, Isa has continued her work on the transformation of part-time Jewish education, as a consultant to the Los Angeles Builders of Jewish Education and the co-founder of Reshet-LA.