The Network for Research in Jewish Education is pleased to announce applications are being accepted for the The Sylvia and Moshe Ettenberg Research Grant in Jewish Education, which will award a total of up to $20,000 per year for a research project in the field of Jewish education.  The award was established in 2016 by Isa Ettenberg Aron and David Ettenberg with dedicated funds provided by their parents to realize their wishes to further Jewish education through high-quality research. One must be a member of NRJE in good standing to apply.  Completed applications are due by February 1, 2019. You can apply online here or download the application.

The NRJE is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Sylvia and Moshe Ettenberg Research Award is Judd Kruger Levingston, Director of Jewish Studies of the Jack M. Barrack Academy, for his proposal, “The Moral Case for Play.” The award is for the academic year 2019-20.  A copy of the abstract of the proposal is provided here.

Mazal tov to the winners of the Sylvia and Moshe Ettenberg Research Awards for 2016-17 and 2017-18 are Ziva Reimer Hassenfeld (Brandeis University) and Sharon Avni (BMCC, CUNY).  You can read their abstracts here.