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Jewish Education

JEWISH PATHWAYS

江恩教育提供了一个框架,通过犹太人的价值观和伦理来回答一些生活中最棘手的问题. From powerful learning in Hebrew and Jewish Studies classes to immersive holiday experiences, our curriculum allows you to explore your personal Jewish journey.  
 
你将有机会参加介绍性课程,虽然高级学习都是基于你的兴趣——从深入探索托拉和塔纳赫到批判性地思考现代政治问题,再到学习个人节日和习俗. 
 
Fun and joyful celebrations include Shabbatonim (Shabbat experiences), holiday festivals, social justice experiences, and a trip to Israel. 你将带着一套强大的犹太价值观毕业,这将为打击反犹太主义和回答生活中的重大问题提供坚实的基础. 

Identity Formation

Gann supports students in deepening their connection to themselves, to others, and to their larger Jewish community. 我们在学生独特的犹太之旅中与他们见面,培养他们的好奇心和信心,在共同的犹太经历中找到个人的相关性. 

 

Over four years, Gann students build a deep repository of Jewish values, knowledge, and content that enable them to better understand themselves, and the world around them. 他们探索发展和身份建立的基本方面——包括心理健康, gender, and equity – through a Jewish lens. 他们舒适地将自己置于犹太历史中,并认同犹太故事, past and present. A diverse range of offerings in Jewish life, ritual, and practice inspire students to find meaning and community.  

 

江恩的学生创造性地将他们的犹太学习和共同价值观应用于他们在世界各地遇到的问题和挑战. Inspired by their Jewish experience at Gann, graduates emerge prepared for an ongoing journey of growth, exploration, and becoming.

Pluralism

Gann’s vibrant and thriving community is rooted in shared Jewish values, history, and text. 我们有意多元化的环境鼓励学生加深对自己犹太人身份的理解,并努力理解他人的经历, beliefs, and perspectives.

Through interdisciplinary learning opportunities and meaningful Jewish practice, students from a broad range of backgrounds cultivate critical skills – including empathy, appreciation for multiple perspectives, and curiosity about others – that enable them to find commonalities, and engage respectfully with difference.
 

Jewish Studies

江恩犹太研究的核心是文本研究,邀请学生参加从3点开始的犹太对话,000 years ago. 犹太研究课程的范围从犹太圣经历史到犹太哲学和伦理学,再到两者之间的一切.   

Through close reading of both classical and modern Jewish texts, usually studied in pairs or small groups (“hevruta style”), Gann students gain a deeper understanding of Jewish values, practices, and history. 这种形式的学习使你能够掌控自己的学习,并将你在生活中遇到的大想法和问题联系起来.    

All Jewish Studies classes help students develop questioning, argumentation, 以及围绕重大想法的批判性思维技能——比如作为犹太人和作为人类意味着什么——为你在这个世界上的身份和实践中迎接挑战做好准备.     

Jewish Studies or Hebrew Scholars

想要更深入地钻研犹太研究或希伯来语的学生可以选择从犹太文士艺术和祈祷领导技能到希伯来厨师和以色列时事的一系列选修课. 对犹太研究和/或希伯来语做出额外承诺的学生参加特别节目,并被授予江恩犹太研究或希伯来学者的荣誉. 

Ready to be Jewish on a College Campus

在江恩学院,学生们以一门名为“现代世界中的犹太人”的课程结束了他们的犹太研究课程.“旨在帮助学生在进入大学及以后的生活中,成为自我反思和自豪的成年犹太人, students study successes of Jews in Israel, in the United States, and around the world, as well as the examining the challenges that persist, with an emphasis on the analysis of the new forms of antisemitism emerging today. 本课程还考察了以色列国的地缘政治历史,并为学生提供了反思自己与以色列土地和犹太复国主义梦想的关系的机会.  

Israel Education

Gann celebrates the existence of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state, 为犹太人民行使自决、建立充满活力的民主和可持续的未来提供了无与伦比的机会. 江恩的学生探索犹太人与以色列和希伯来语的深厚联系的丰富而复杂的历史, as expressed in its *Declaration of Independence. 江恩准备学生参加有关以色列的激烈讨论,因为他们形成自己的观点和关系,以以色列人民, the state of Israel, and the land of Israel.
 
*Quote from Declaration of Independence:
“THE STATE OF ISRAEL will be open for Jewish immigration and for the Ingathering of the Exiles; it will foster the development of the country for the benefit of all its inhabitants; it will be based on freedom, justice and peace as envisaged by the prophets of Israel; it will ensure complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex; it will guarantee freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture; it will safeguard the Holy Places of all religions; and it will be faithful to the principles of the Charter of the United Nations.”

Hebrew

在江恩的希伯来语旨在提高你对希伯来语的熟练程度,既加深你与以色列社会的联系,又让你直接接触犹太经典, the language of Jewish expression since biblical times. 我们的希伯来语系致力于使每个学习者都能获得与希伯来语的联系和热爱. 

Advanced Hebrew Courses

高级课程以主题为导向,以文化和历史内容丰富语言习得. Students work at an accelerated pace, with an emphasis on discussion as well as reading, research, presentation and composition.  学生们可以阅读无障碍的以色列文学作品,不需要改编,观看带有希伯来语字幕的以色列视频.

传承课程提高来自讲希伯来语家庭的学生的希伯来语技能. 学生们以更快的速度学习,专注于高水平的演讲和辩论. 学生通过研究、写作和讨论来考察以色列历史上的重要里程碑. Students also develop their Hebrew-language expository writing skills, with a focus on the persuasive essay. 学生们阅读并分析了许多由以色列古典作家如Shaul Tchernichovsky和Amos Oz所著的复杂的希伯来文学作品.