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Jewish Educational Leadership with Soul: A conversation with Marc Baker

ELI Talks

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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Teaching, as Parker Palmer says, is about “the identity and the integrity of the teacher.“ How, then, can “our Jewish habits of mind and heart” inform the way Jewish educators lead? In his ELI Talk, Marc Baker articulates his concept of “Jewishly purposeful leadership.”

To further the discussion around Jewish educational leadership, ELI Talks is sponsoring an online event to look more deeply into how to lead and educate with soul. ELI Talks repesent original and inspiring ideas to the Jewish community the explore Jewish engagement, literacy and identity. 

Rabbi Marc Baker will be joined by Dr. Jon Mitzmacher, Head of the Martin J. Gottlieb Day School, to discuss the importance of not only knowing, but owning the Jewish story.

The conversation will be held on Tuesday, September 17, from 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST and broadcasted at www.elitalks.org/conversations.

The recording will be available after the vent in case you are unable to attend. Please register even if you are unable to attend to make sure you get the recording right away.

To make the most of this conversation, we highly recommend you watch Marc Baker's ELI Talk prior to tuning in. 


Rabbi Marc Baker

Rabbi Marc Baker has served as the Head of Gann Academy - The New Jewish High School of Greater Boston since June, 2007. A native of Lynnfield MA, Mac graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, and spent eleven summers as a camper, counselor and Assistant Director at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, MA. He received his B.A. in Religious Studies from Yale University, after which he received a Dorot Fellowship to spend the year working and studying in Israel. Marc spent four years living in Jerusalem and studying at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, and a Fellow and pioneer of the Pardes Educators Program. He received his M.A. in Jewish Education from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his Rabbinic Ordination from Rabbi Danny Landes, Director and Rosh Yeshiva of Pardes.


Dr. Jon Mitzmacher

Dr. Jon Mitzmacher is the Head of the Martin J. Gottlieb Day School, a K-8 Solomon Schechter, located in Jacksonville, FL, and part of the Jacksonville Jewish Center. He was the founding head of the Solomon Schechter Day School of Las Vegas. Jon has worked in all aspects of Jewish Education from camping, to congregations and everything in between.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)


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ELI Talks

ELI talks are highly produced, 12-minute presentations on "inspired Jewish ideas." The talks explore the central themes of Jewish literacy, religious engagement and identity, presented in light of their presenter’s own work, personal experiences, or Jewish or secular texts. The speakers’ passions result in engaging and inspired talks that teach something new or perhaps counterintuitive.

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