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Prof. Scott Lasensky wrote on September 10, 2019 at 6:16 pm:
Date posted: August 29, 2019 Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Number of available opening(s): 1 Number of hours needed per week: 12 Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours) Hourly wage: $12.00 Department address: 4123 H. J. Patterson Hall Job description: The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (part of the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies) is seeking a Research Assistant for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Research Assistant will support the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (GIIS) faculty and staff’s research related to contemporary Israel. Some clerical office tasks may be required. Qualifications: Successful candidates will possess a strong work ethic, ability to take initiative, attention to detail, research experience and excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates for this position should also have excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe programs. Learning opportunities: The Research Assistant will gain skills in researching topics related to modern Israel, as well as develop marketing and communications skills that will be useful for future employment. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an active UMD academic center and assist with a wide variety of activities. For students interested in Israel, in particular, the position provides a chance to learn from Israel Studies faculty, meet guest lecturers and get a behind-the-scenes look at the research and public events that the Gildenhorn Institute produces. Contact person(s): Scott Lasensky: scottlasensky@gmail.com To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email or visit in person.
Joshua Hollander Hollander wrote on September 10, 2019 at 6:13 pm:
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Rabbi Sid Schwarz wrote on August 30, 2019 at 6:52 pm:
Program Associate Position supporting Rabbi Sid Schwarz RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Clergy Leadership Incubator program (www.cliforum.org) a. Scheduling of semi-annual conference calls with national mentor team b. Support annual Fellow-Mentor matchmaking c. Posting monthly blog on CLI website d. Simple updating of website content (high level web work is done by a separate consultant) e. Support the planning of three national CLI retreats per two-year cohort in various venues. Possible attendance. i. Handling rooming assignments, ride board for retreats. ii. Handling travel reimbursements paperwork f. Develop Survey Monkey surveys of CLI Fellows and prep for analysis 2. Kenissa: Communities of Meaning Network (http://kenissa.org/) a. Weekly posting of blog on Kenissa website along with headshot of author as well as distribution through Mailchimp b. Support of one or two national conferences each year including contracts with venues, registration, travel reimbursements, program prep, etc. Possible attendance. c. Support work with steering committee and various Kenissa workgroups; mostly scheduling meetings d. Sending blurbs for biweekly Hazon newsletter. e. Handling rooming assignments and travel reimbursements in conjunction with retreats f. Support of the national mapping project i. Responding to inquiries from organizations filling out the form on our website ii. Sending out full Intake form iii. Overseeing the national database which is handled on Airtable, a data management platform iv. Investigating new organizations that come to our attention by finding them on the web, finding a contact person and email and reaching out to them to assess suitability for Kenissa Network membership. g. Possible attendance at one or both Kenissa gatherings each year
Dana Foster wrote on August 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm:
B’nai Shalom of Olney seeks a bright, energetic, teaching superstar to join our team as a 3rd or 4th grade Jewish studies teacher. The curriculum includes Jewish culture, values, texts, and holidays. The teacher can utilize art, technology, music, food, and role playing and incorporate cooperative learning methods. Weekly lesson plans with supporting resources are provided. Religious School meets Sundays from 9-11 a.m. B’nai Shalom of Olney is a welcoming community affiliated with the Conservative Movement.
Scott Lasensky wrote on August 13, 2019 at 4:33 pm:
If you are interested in internship opportunities in the Jewish community, while also earning UMD course credit, please contact the Jewish Studies Department at jwst-advise@umd.edu, and/or Professor Scott Lasensky at lasensky@umd.edu.
Embassy of Israel wrote on August 13, 2019 at 4:11 pm:
About the internship: The Embassy of Israel to the United States offers intensive and engaging Summer, Fall, and Spring semester internship opportunities at Israel’s political, diplomatic, cultural, and economic home in Washington, DC. The Embassy of Israel internship program is an excellent opportunity for college and graduate school students to receive valuable insight into U.S.-Israel relations and the nature of diplomacy. Interns also gain access to the greater DC diplomatic community by attending events and functions at the Embassy and around Washington, DC.. Applicant Requirements Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills as well as administrative abilities. The Embassy also looks for applicants who are detail oriented, write well and are motivated individuals. Applicants with strong computer skills, including experience with graphic design and multimedia editing, are particularly encouraged to apply. Travel experience in Israel and knowledge of Israeli politics, society and culture are preferred. General Information Fall and spring semester internships at the Embassy are part-time (minimum 12 hours per week); Summer internships are typically full-time. All internships are unpaid, though arrangements can be made for academic credit and a travel stipend. The application can be found on our website.
Rabbi Julie Gordon wrote on August 2, 2019 at 11:27 am:
Gan Shalom Cooperative Preschool is seeking a lead preschool teacher and a teaching assistant for the 2019-2020 school year. Candidates for these positions should enjoy working with young children, be warm, creative, and understand the progression of childhood development. This is a part-time 5 day-a-week position, Monday-Friday 8:30am-1:30pm. We meet at 212 E. Capitol St NE, Washington, DC. More info here: http://www.dcganshalom.org/uploads/1/5/2/7/15271388/ganshalomad.pdf We are accepting applications until August 15th and will review them on a rolling basis. Please send your cover letter and resume to Rabbi Julie Gordon, Hill Havurah, ganjobs@hillhavurah.org.
Rabbi Julie Gordon wrote on August 2, 2019 at 11:25 am:
Hill Havurah, an independent, egalitarian, inclusive Jewish community on Capitol Hill, is looking for teachers for its Sunday morning religious school, Yavneh on the Hill, which meets from 9:30-12:30 Sunday mornings. We are looking for inspirational teachers who care about kids and Jewish culture. Send a cover letter and resume to Rabbi Julie Gordon at rabbijulie@hillhavurah.org.
Marci robinson wrote on August 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm:
LOOKING FOR HELP TO DESIGN BAR MITZVAH INVITE AND HOLD THE DATE. LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH WEB DESIGN EXPERIENCE. Please contact Marci at : 301-367-8934 or Robinson360@icloud.com
Chaya Silver wrote on August 1, 2019 at 11:56 am:
Agudas Achim Congregation 2908 Valley Drive Alexandria, VA 22302-2944 703-998-6460 KINDERGARTEN/ GAN TEACHER - GENERAL STUDIES Time Commitment: ● Sundays classes are 9:00 am – 12:00 noon. Staff is expected to arrive 15 minutes prior to class and to remain at school until all materials are put away. ● Attendance at staff meetings and professional development workshops as scheduled ● Classes begin September 8th and continue through the end of May. Salary: Teachers are paid hourly; the rate is dependent on experience and training. At Agudas Achim, teacher pay is very competitive with other synagogues in Northern Virginia. Job Description: The successful candidate for this position will: ● be prepared for each class, arrive promptly, and maintain classroom harmony; ● submit monthly lessons plans that support the school’s curriculum; ● be in touch with the Education and Youth Director as needed to discuss lesson plans, class needs, and student challenges; ● provide weekly communication with parents; ● submit student progress reports twice a year; ● attend all special programs that include Kindergarten/Gan students and their families; ● foster a learning community where students show respect for the learning, the teacher, for one another, and for our community. Qualifications: The Kindergarten/Gan teacher will • be at least 21 years old and eligible to work in the Commonwealth of Virginia. • have an affinity for this age group; • be welcoming and accepting of all students and their families; • have knowledge of simple Hebrew, basic blessings, Jewish holidays and traditions, Torah stories, and Jewish values; • be able to develop lessons that include a variety of educational strategies to reach a wide range of learning needs; • be able to provide an experiential “hands on learning” environment which includes a range of methods such as creative drama, art, music, storytelling, movement, and games; • know how to create a safe, orderly environment filled with learning and joy. Supervision: The Kindergarten/Gan teacher works under the direction and supervision of the Education and Youth Director and is a part of our integrated teaching team. Successful candidates must be able to pass the VA Department of Social Services Background Check within 45 days of being hired. To apply or for more information, applicants may send an email to Chaya Silver, Education and Youth Director at csilver@agudasachim-va.org or may call the Agudas Achim office 703-99
Rabbi Rebecca Gould wrote on July 18, 2019 at 8:28 pm:
ISO Teachers 2019/2020 Sundays 9 - 11:30AM Are you or someone you know (local college students, experienced teachers, excited new Jewish educators) looking to do something fulfilling and fun on Sunday mornings? We are looking for teachers for our 5-11 year olds. Jewish content knowledge, Hebrew experience, and a caring approach to working with children a must. Contact Ben Allen-Kingsland at benkingsland@gmail.com or Joy Schwarz-Mason at jschwarz.mason@gmail.com Oseh Shalom Religious School in Laurel, Maryland (Only 25 minutes away) Please forward this to friends who would like to be part of a great school! Thank you.
Julie Greenwald wrote on July 16, 2019 at 3:43 pm:
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) is the public affairs and community relations arm of the regional Jewish community, representing over 100 Jewish organizations and synagogues and The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. The JCRC focuses on government relations, Israel advocacy, inter-group relations, and social justice. The JCRC hires college and graduate students interested in serving as Interns for the Fall, Winter/Spring and Summer terms. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in exciting and meaningful projects and will have a unique lens to view our dynamic organization in action. JCRC Interns are involved in all aspects of our programs including legislative activities, research, event planning, Israel education and advocacy opportunities and publicity and policy development. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Julie Greenwald at jgreenwald@jcouncil.org. Please visit www.jcouncil.org/internships to learn more about the internship program.
Joel Greenberg Joel Greenberg wrote on July 15, 2019 at 3:05 pm:
Youth Director Young Israel of Potomac is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Youth Director at our small, vibrant shul. The individual should have the ability to lead and inspire the teen group leaders. The Youth Director is responsible for ensuring a successful youth program that creates a warm environment which nurtures and strengthens the children’s connection to Judaism and the community. Prior experience is preferred but not required. The Youth Director must be present in Potomac at least three Shabbatot a month (Shabbat housing can be provided). Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. If interested, and for a complete job description, please contact Joel Greenberg at joelmgreenberg@gmail.com.
Felice Kobilinsky wrote on July 8, 2019 at 1:56 pm:
The Maryland School for Jewish Education (MSJE) is seeking teachers for the 2019/20 school year. Classes meet on Sunday mornings from 9AM to noon. MSJE is a non-affiliated school with grades K/1 through 7. Our curriculum focuses on Jewish History, Culture, Holidays, Music, Hebrew and prayer. We are looking for candidates with a solid Jewish education, are energetic, dedicated, and enjoy working with children. Please email your resume to Felice Kobilinsky, felkob@verizon.net
Felice Kobilinsky wrote on July 5, 2019 at 10:50 am:
MSJE is seeking teachers for the 2019-2020 school year. We are in session most Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. We meet in Rockville, Maryland at Robert Frost Middle School. We are a non-affiliated school, focusing on Jewish heritage, history, Hebrew, morals and ethics. Classes begin in kindergarten through seventh grade. We are looking for knowledgeable, positive and dedicated candidates who enjoy working with children, and teaching them to take pride in their heritage. Compensation is generous, and also depends on past experience in Hebrew and Judaics. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a resume to Felice Kobilinsky at felkob@verizon.net.
Robin Rosenfeld wrote on July 3, 2019 at 11:53 am:
Columbia Jewish Congregation in Columbia, MD is hiring a Part-time Director of Youth and Family Programming and Engagement. (est. 20-25 hours/month for 10 months – August to May) Reporting to the president of the congregation, the Director of Youth and Family Programming and Engagement will work with clergy, lay leadership, and Columbia Jewish Community School (CJCS) board and director to create and implement programs for the congregation’s youth and their families to enhance engagement within the CJC community and Jewish life in general. This will include the congregation’s two youth groups (grades 3-5, and 6-8). Director will also coordinate teen activities with area BBYO chapters, CJCS teen class, and Jewish Federation of Howard County. Columbia Jewish Congregation (CJC) is a welcoming, egalitarian community affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist movement. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to cjc@columbiajewish.org.
Rebecca McFarland wrote on June 10, 2019 at 2:16 pm:
Mishkan Torah, a warm, welcoming congregation in Greenbelt MD, is looking to hire a Hebrew teacher who has experience working with children ages 5-7. This 1st/2nd grade afterschool program is based roughly on - but not affiliated with - MoEd. Class is on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-5:30. Salary is very competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Our synagogue's educational director and children's education committee would provide assistance with lesson planning, but you would have independence and latitude for creativity in implementing your own vision. We have an extensive collection of supplies and materials you could draw on, and there is a budget for purchasing additional materials and teacher training. Does this sound like a good fit for you? Please write to us care of the teacher search committee chair, Adena, at kfsteachersearch@gmail.com explaining in a few sentences your qualifications and why you're excited to come play with and teach our very sweet kids! Resume also requested but not required. We are looking forward to meeting you!
Rebecca McFarland wrote on June 10, 2019 at 2:15 pm:
ishkan Torah, a warm, welcoming congregation in Greenbelt MD, is looking to hire Hebrew school teachers for the 2019-2020 School Year. We are a small school with children ranging from pre-K to 12. Under the supervision of the Children’s Education Committee, KFS teachers will conduct weekly lessons in Hebrew language, Jewish culture and ethics, and Torah studies. KFS teachers will accompany students on monthly field trips, supervise the children’s activities, and work collaboratively with KFS director, parents and volunteers. Key Responsibilities ● Organize and lead weekly lessons (one weekend morning and/or one weekday evening) ● Supervise and assist with extra-curricular activities (e.g. cooking, gardening, field trips, etc) ● Collaboratively conduct family services for Shabbat (monthly) and other seasonal holiday gatherings. Qualifications ● Strong background in Hebrew/Judaic studies ● Knowledge and experience working with children ages 3-13, including experiences with students with special needs. ● Willingness to work in collaboration with the Children’s Education Committee and KFS Director ● Acceptance and understanding of interfaith families and their needs If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume to rivka25@gmail.com
Rabbi Deborah Cohen wrote on June 6, 2019 at 5:29 pm:
Sunday School Teachers for 2019-2020 School Year at Beth Chai - The Jewish Humanist Congregation of Greater Washington Beth Chai in Bethesda is seeking creative, enthusiastic and knowledgeable teachers who are interested in teaching from a Jewish Humanist perspective. Our congregation emphasizes Jewish culture, history, values and people hood rather than ritual practice, theology and Hebrew . Our curriculum reflects this orientation. Our approach is inquiry-based and interactive. We are looking for teachers who enjoy project-based learning and will challenge our students to think thoughtfully about their Jewish identity and heritage. We meet from 9:30 to noon Sunday mornings at Burning Tree Elementary, right off River Road and the Beltway in Bethesda. We are a small, somewhat informal congregation with a strong emphasis on social action. Our Sunday program is a family school - parents stay and learn in adult education while their children have class. Our school has small class sizes and offers a competitive salary. Our classes met from September through early May. We have a long tradition of hiring teachers from University of Maryland and typically have at least one carload of Maryland students coming to Bethesda on Sundays. We work our calendar around college vacations and breaks. Learn more about Beth Chai at www.BethChai.org. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Rabbi Deborah Cohen, deborahbcohen@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
Rebecca McFarland wrote on June 5, 2019 at 8:51 pm:
Mishkan Torah, a warm, welcoming congregation in Greenbelt, Maryland, is looking to hire a Hebrew School Teacher for our Karp Family School. Please read below and, if you think you would like to apply or if you have any questions about the position, please email Rebecca McFarland at rivka25@gmail.com. Karp Family School Teacher Job Description Summary Under the supervision of the Children’s Education Committee, KFS teachers will conduct weekly lessons in Hebrew language, Jewish culture and ethics, and Torah studies. KFS teachers will accompany students on monthly field trips, supervise the children’s activities, and work collaboratively with KFS director, parents and volunteers. Key Responsibilities ● Organize and lead weekly lessons (one weekend morning and/or one weekday evening) ● Supervise and assist with extra-curricular activities (e.g. cooking, gardening, field trips, etc) ● Collaboratively conduct family services for Shabbat (monthly) and other seasonal holiday gatherings. Qualifications ● Strong background in Hebrew/Judaic studies ● Knowledge and experience working with children ages 3-13, including experiences with students with special needs. ● Willingness to work in collaboration with the Children’s Education Committee and KFS Director ● Acceptance and understanding of interfaith families and their needs