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The World in a Classroom: Teaching and Learning With Moral Urgency – Ilana Blumberg in Conversation with Devora Steinmetz



Dr. Devora Steinmetz / January 24, 2020

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Dedicated in memory of Terry Satinover Fagen. Join Ilana Blumberg and Devora Steinmetz as they discuss the ethical challenges and moral potential of education. Dr. Blumberg will share insights from her experience teaching in settings as varied as an early childhood classroom in a New York City day school, an inner-city public school in Detroit, and universities in the United States and Israel. Dr. Blumberg will also read excerpts from her new book, Open Your Hand: Teaching as Jew, Teaching as an American (Rutgers University Press, 2018). Dr. Ilana M. Blumberg currently teaches at the Department of English, Bar Ilan University where she directs the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing. She is the author of Victorian Sacrifice and Houses of Study: A Jewish Woman Among Books. Dr. Devora Steinmetz serves on the faculty of Drisha in the United States and Israel as well as one the faculty of the Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership. She is the founder of Beit Rabban, a Jewish day school profiled in Daniel Pekarsky’s Vision at Work: The Theory and Practice of Beit Rabban. She is the author of scholarly books and articles on Talmud, Midrash, and Bible.

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Recording - 12/13/2018

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Dr. Devora Steinmetz

Dr. Devora Steinmetz serves on the faculty of Drisha Institute in the United States and Israel and on the leadership team of Drisha’s new yeshiva in Israel. The founder of Beit Rabban, she is the author of scholarly articles on Talmud, Midrash, and Bible as well as of two books: From Father to Son: Kinship, Conflict, and Continuity in Genesis and Punishment and Freedom: The Rabbinic Construction of Criminal Law. Dr. Steinmetz also serves on the faculty of the Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Devora Steinmetz.


 

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