The world of the Jewish youth movement

San Francisco Jewish Contemporary Museum reflected in hotel windows across plaza sswj | flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 In this article Daniel Rose presents the history and background of international Jewish youth movements and the methods and frameworks of informal education...

The philosophy of informal Jewish education

Barry Chazan explores the meaning of informal Jewish education and examines its significance for contemporary Jewish life. He argues that informal Jewish education is not confined to a place or a methodology but rather is a well-defined philosophy of how people should...

Martin Buber on education

Martin Buber on education. Buber’s focus on dialogue and community would alone mark him out as an important thinker for educators. But when this is added to his fundamental concern with encounter and how we are with each other (and the world) his contribution is...

Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger and communities of practice

Jean Lave, Etiene Wenger and communities of practice. The idea that learning involves a deepening process of participation in a community of practice has gained significant ground in recent years. Communities of practice have also become an important focus within...