YU Establishes Graduate Level Professional Certification Program in Experiential Jewish Education Yeshiva University’s commitment to Jewish education, its success in sending thousands of students internationally on Service Learning missions and its impact on communal life through its many leadership training programs has laid the foundation for a Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education. The graduate-level…
On the heels of a $4 million grant to Yeshiva University last September, the San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation announced today that it is making a new $11 million grant to bring its overall investment in YU’s training and credentialing of Jewish educators to a historic $15 million over the next four years. With new grants in the same amount to The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC), the Foundation has now committed a total of $45 million to increase the number of credentialed future Jewish educators and improve the quality of professional preparation and Jewish education they receive.
Our sages teach that “the very world rests on the breath of children in the schoolhouse.”
Yet, without the finest quality teachers providing the “oxygen” – knowledge, skills, love of learning – that world rests on a shaky foundation.