JTS at Network for Research in Jewish Education Conference

The Davidson School was strongly represented at the 2016 Network for Research in Jewish Education (NRJE) conference. Award winners and presenters included Davidson School faculty, staff, students, program participants, and alumni.

Award Winners

  • Sarah Ossey (alum) recipient of the Emerging Scholars Award, doctoral candidate in Education and Jewish Studies at NYU 
  • Joshua Gutoff (alum) recipient of the NRJE Research Award, Assistant Professor of Jewish Education and Director of the Master of Arts in Jewish Education Program, Gratz College

Faculty and Staff Presenters and Panelists

  • Barry Holtz, Theodore and Florence Baumritter Professor of Jewish Education
  • Jeffrey Kress, Associate Professor, Academic Director of Experiential Learning Initiative 
  • Meredith Katz, Clinical Assistant Professor 
  • Lyndall Miller, Jewish Early Childhood Education Leadership Institute (JECELI) Director
  • Abigail Uhrman, Assistant Professor of Jewish Education

Alumni Presenters and Panelists

  • Rebecca Shargel, Associate Professor, Towson University 
  • Lesley Litman, Director, Executive MA in Jewish Education, HUC-JIR
  • Nancy Parkes, Director of Congregational Learning, Temple Israel Center
  • Evie Rotstein, Director of the New York School of Education, HUC-JIR / New York
  • Daniel Held, Executive Director, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
  • Saul Kaiserman, Director, Lifelong Learning, Temple Emanu-El
  • Sara Shapiro-Plevan, Founder and Lead Consultant, Rimonin
  • Josh Troderman, Shalom Learning
  • Deborah Skolnick Einhorn, Hebrew College

Student Presenters and Panelists

  • Yigal Kotler 
  • Laura Novak Winer
  • Laura Shefter
  • Moshe Ben-Lev