Join us for CJE’s

Summer Institute for Educators 2017


June 6-8, 2017

5:30-8:00 pm

Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy 
5225 Hood Rd. Palm Beach Gardens


Tuesday, June 6 
Still Jewish and Newly Jewish: Two Histories of Women and Intermarriage in America

Wednesday, June 7
Of Mice and Menschen: Jewish Men, Intermarriage,

and Fatherhood

Thursday, June 8
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Interfaith Romance, Gender,
and Popular Culture​

We will explore:

  • How do we respond to students about Christmas and other non-Jewish holidays?

  • How do we honor our students' lives and be respectful of their families' beliefs and practices?

  • How can we embrace all families in our lessons, such as when working on genealogy, family trees and rituals?​

Dr. Keren McGinity is the inaugural director of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement Program at Hebrew College's Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education, the founding director of the Love & Tradition Institute, and teaches American Studies at Brandeis University. She is the author of “Still Jewish: A History of Women & Intermarriage in America” (NYU Press, 2009), a National Jewish Book Award Finalist, and “Marrying Out: Jewish Men, Intermarriage, and Fatherhood” (Indiana University Press)..

Registration Fee:  $150 (dinner included each night)


Questions: Contact Robyn Hurvitz, Director of Professional Development (561-209-2621) or

Register below by May 30th

Understanding & Engaging Interfaith Families in the Jewish Community​

Connect. Learn. Grow.


The Lorraine and Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. A copy of the official registration (CH-15737) and financial information may be obtained from the Florida Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352, within the state, or by visiting  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.​