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CFP: Change and Challenge: Jewish Education in the time of COVID-19

The editors of the Journal of Jewish Education invite papers for a special issue highlighting Jewish education during the COVID-19 crisis. Papers should deal with research (academic or practitioner) addressing some aspect of the COVID-19 experience as it relates to teaching and learning in a range of Jewish educational contexts (e.g.

Free Jewish Studies Events Online


I'd like to share with everyone the Google Calendar I created to notify my students of the variety of Jewish Studies events available for free online due to the pandemic. It may serve well to make the calendar public and perhaps expand the initiative. If you have an event or know of one that should be listed please email jewisheventsonline@gmail.com