2016 Innovators Retreat June 1-2, 2016, Miami, FL

At the 2016 Innovators Retreat, grant finalists presented intriguing visions for a groundbreaking pilot project to test in their schools. We were honored to have many leading educators, funders and thought leaders in Jewish day school education in attendance. The result was an inspiring two days of thoughtful conversation and debate.


2016 Grant Winners

SOLOMON SCHECHTER DaY ScHOOL of bergen county
New Milford, NJ – $50,000

"Raising A Global Citizen: Implementing the IB Framework into the Jewish Day School"

 


stars of israel academy (yeshiva rtzahd) Queens, ny – $50,000

“App Smashing Jewish Texts”


The full list of 2016 JEIC grant finalists included:

  • Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, New Milford, NJ — “Raising A Global Citizen: Implementing the IB Framework into the Jewish Day School”
  • SAR Academy, Riverdale, NY — “KingsQuest”
  • Stars of Israel Academy (Yeshiva Rtzahd), Queens, NY — “App Smashing Jewish Texts”

Panelists Included:

  • Rabbi Shmuel Feld
  • Dr. Shani Bechhofer
  • Rabbi Josh Lookstein
  • Rabbi Dr. Shmuel Mandelman
  • Aviva Weisbord