The Jewish Message as Medium: Jewish Education in the Information Age
Publication Date: January 2007
Author(s): Joel Lurie Grishaver
Series: Jewish Education News, Summer 2007
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Hebrew schools are too often places that train docents for the Museum of Former Jewish Life. They are like guides in the orchestra section who can identify the oboe, the viola, and the kettle drums, but cannot tune or play any of them. We teach students about Judaism; we don't teach Judaism as a life process. The best possible future is when we begin to teach Judaism and do so in a Jewish way.