What We Read in July 2019

July 31, 2019 | News

Nearly every day, Rosov Consulting team members share articles and blogs of interest on one of our many Slack channels, #RosovReads. We find some of these articles to be so insightful, informative, or even surprising that we want to share them more broadly to help our colleagues and partners. Enjoy some of July’s #RosovReads.

No One’s Studying Hebrew Anymore — That’s A Big Problem
Aviya Kushner of The Forward explains that the decline in the enrollment in college Hebrew courses may soon have profound effects on the American Jewish community.

The Curious Case of Jewish Intellectual Curiosity: What the Data Tells about Making an Impact in American Jewish Life
Zev Eleff of Jewish Impact Genome and Ethan Fabes of Mission Measurement share on the Wexner Foundation blog how to examine data to better understand the kinds of interventions that could lead to more engagement in Jewish life.

Interfaith Families and Conservative Synagogues 2019 Survey Summary Report
USCJ and InterfaithFamily released findings from their survey that explored the role of interfaith families in Conservative Congregations.

Polarity Challenges in Developing Jewish Leaders
Yavilah McCoy of Dimensions Educational Consulting shares on the Jim Joseph Foundation blog what can be done to support Jewish Women of Color in finding new language to enable their Jewish identities and leadership to be expressed and valued.

Measuring the Immeasurable: Creating a Rubric for Jewish Education at Moishe House
Jonah Rothstein of Moishe House shares how the Moishe House Jewish Education Team recently worked to create a rubric to quantify what constitutes Jewish education at Moishe House Jewish learning events.

Asking Questions as a Powerful Way to Learn
Stacie Cherner of the Jim Joseph Foundation shares in Grantcraft what questions the Foundation is asking to to develop a framework of Foundation-wide outcomes measurement.