Torah Aura Webinars

Torah Aura invites you to join in these upcoming webinars on Experiential Jewish Education and our two new experiential texts—Experiencing the Jewish Holidays and Experiencing the Torah.

Each webinar, to be held at PGI Meet, begins at 1:00 p.m. EST/10:00 a.m. PST, and will run 30–40 minutes.

Sign up for webinars by clicking on the title of the webinar, or RSVP below for upcoming webinars.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011: What is Experiential Jewish Education?

This webinar is already oversubscribed. No more reservations will be accepted. Dr. Bryfman has agreed to do another webinar. Stay tuned for a new date.

So you’ve heard about this term, and you may even have been to summer camp or Jewish youth group – but when it gets down to it, what exactly is experiential Jewish education? This session will look at some of the philosophical and pedagogical underpinnings of one of the most powerful approaches to Jewish learning and identity development in the 21st century.

This session is co-sponsored by the Jewish Education Project.

Dr. David Bryfman is the Director of the New Center for Collaborative Leadership and Teen Engagement of the Jewish Education Project. He is one of Jewish Education’s leading experts in Experiential Education.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011: Teaching Experiencing the Jewish Holidays

Wednesday, September 14, 2011: Teaching Experiencing the Torah

In these webinar for teachers, Joel Lurie Grishaver explains the new Torah Aura experiential texts—Experiencing the Jewish Holidays (September 13) and Experiencing the Torah (September 14). Joel quickly introduces the concepts behind experiential education, and discusses the ways teachers can use these texts to introduce and hep students experience the material.