Month: October 2015

Entering the Land of Jewish Educational Technology

Vayyomer Adonay el Avram, “Lekh lekha meartsekha umimmoladtekha umibbet avikha el harets asher areka.” God said to Abram (not yet called Abraham), “Go forth from your land, from your birthplace, and from the house of your father to a land which I shall show you” (Genesis 12:1). In other words, leave everything you know behind and follow Me. In a…

What Does Justice Look Like? Addressing the Roots and the Symptoms

I recently spent a rare evening watching a reality television show called “Undercover Boss.” The premise is this: CEOs of companies go undercover as regular employees and see the dark or uplifting side of their corporations. Each episode concludes with a heartfelt interaction between the CEO and someone he or she had covertly worked with as part of the show,…