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Cyd Weissman
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Thinking out loud how to re-construct Jewish education
Thinking out loud how to re-construct Jewish education

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This is why we're joining a synagogue, how about why are you? Or not?

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Share your 55 minute question

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Come Look out My New Window
I've moved. I used to look out my NYC office window and see high buildings. When looking carefully, I could see dancers in studios rehearsing across the way. Now this is what I see out my new office window. The breeze is movin' through the trees. Visit me a...

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An angel metaphor visited me today.
Ready for a ride?

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Ending This Chapter of My Career
 This morning while taking the train to NY, I took some time to think about what's different and what remains the same after 12 years of work. Well, I'm no longer in my 40's, I'm still trying to lose 5 (ok 10 pounds) and I no longer have children at home.  ...

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Bob Sherman announces my new job!
To our Congregational Community: I am writing to inform you that Cyd Weissman, Director of Congregational Learning at The Jewish Education Project for the past 6 years, has accepted a new position as Director of The Reconstructionist Learning Network at the...

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If You Really Listen Hard--Yachdav 2015
This Thursday over 130 educators from The Coalition of Innovating Congregations will gather in NYC to listen. What an odd activity for a group known for doing. The Coalition is known for creating new models of Jewish Enrichment, like learning that happens i...

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Who are the clergy that can move their educational programs beyond programmatic tweaking?

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Clergy Move Beyond Tweaking
  Some congregations can't get passed educational tweaking. And yet, some make significant and life transforming change. What's the difference? The research in New York keeps coming back to the clergy. Most often, not always, the real change maker and shake...

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Healing the Hate On Our Buses
Starting today, Philadelphia's city public transit, SEPTA, will carry ads with photographs from 1941 of a meeting between Hitler and Hajj Amin al-Husseini, a Palestinian Arab nationalist who made radio broadcasts supporting the Nazis.  The hurtful slogan tr...
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