The Blog for Jewish Educators

Celebrating Our Community’s Diversity

UJA Federation’s vision is to lead the most vibrant community in North America, characterized, in part, by its diversity. Despite a wide range of events, programs, and partner organizations, there are still segments of the community not involved in these activities for various reasons, inc…

Ask Daniela!

Need some advice? Ask Daniela!

In this new UJA Teens Newsletter feature social worker, Daniela Aptowitzer will tackle your questions about friends, family, school, and more! To have your question answered in an upcoming newsletter, submit them to askdaniela@ujafed.orgAll questions wil…

Teen Influencer: Dov Forman

“When you listen to a witness you become a witness”

18-year-old, Dov Forman has gained over 1.9 million followers on TikTok by educating users on the Holocaust with the help from his great grandmother, 98-year-old Auschwitz survivor, Lily Ebert.

Dov has turned to social media to take a…

Connecting K-8 classrooms with tools for social justice education

Leo Baeck helps build program for educational excellence far beyond its school 


By Daniel Abramson, Tikkun Project Curriculum Development Director, Leo Baeck Day School 

A new educational initiative rooted in Jewish values is changing the way students tackle local and global issues …