Tuesday, February 22

Emotion vs. Intellect Online

ATID Holds 7th Annual Conference: "Emotion and Intellect in Jewish Education"; 300 Teachers, Scholars, and Parents Attend

Last Wednesday ATID held its 7th Annual Conference at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem. Keynote speaker Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter discussed "Emotion and Intellect in Jewish Education: Lessons From the Thought of Rabbi Soloveitchik", to which a panel of educators responded--drawing out the implications and applications for classroom teaching. To listen to the recording of the conference online, click here.


Photo: Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter (center) with conference panelists (left to right): Rabbi Reuven Ziegler (ATID; Toras HoRav Foundation), Rabbi Jeffrey Saks (Director, ATID), Dr. Meir Ekstein (Noga & Nachshon Schools, Beit Shemesh), Mrs. Sally Mayer (Midreshet Lindenbaum).

Rabbi Schacter, the founding Dean of the Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Institute of Brookline, Mass., was recently named University Professor of Jewish History and Thought at Yeshiva University, and Senior Scholar at its Center for the Jewish Future.

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