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  Drops of Honey - Tasting, talking and tagging Jewish education in Pittsburgh and the rest of the Jewish world! A blog by Rabbi Scott Aaron.
EPYG_Budgeting_Matters.jpg Summertime and the Budgeting Ain't Easy: Some FY Reflections by dropsofhoney
June is a time of transitions.  The kids are out of school for the summer as of this past Friday and day and overnight camps for them are just around the corner.  My teaching cycle finally ends for...
BKSY_Shma_logo_2010.gif Shavuot Study: It's Not Just for Midnight Anymore! by dropsofhoney
Here is Pittsburgh we have a popular community TIkkun Leil Shavuot   to celebrate the holiday.  This year, Shavuot   starts Saturday night, May 26th, and Jews around the world will gather for part ...
CZI4_ELI.png What is the Jewish name for Ted? Eli! by dropsofhoney
Many people are fans of the TED talks on-line lecture series.  These free lectures showcase bright minds and bright ideas in the vast realm of secular culture.  The Jewish community has started a s...
PTS campus A Rabbi and a Pastor Discuss the Afterlife: Christian and Jewish Theology Studied Together by dropsofhoney
I am sitting at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in a joint study session of rabbis and pastors entitled The Death of Death: Perspectives on the Afterlife.  The session is jointly sponsored by PTS, ...
829A_relationship.jpg Reform and Conservative Congregational Schools: Drashing on the Data by dropsofhoney
There is ongoing debate in the Jewish community about how to best educate our kids; that debate has been discussed here repeatedly.  Congregational schools, today largely the purview of Reform and ...
DSDB_image_gallery.jpg Jewish adult learning in Pittsburgh - A Unique Opportunity! by dropsofhoney
Have we got an opportunity for the Pittsburgh Jewish Community!!   It is not often that we are able to bring innovative learning experiences from the coasts to our little burgh, but next weekend we...
IDF Corps Insignias Adult Education in Uniform: Israel's Specialty by dropsofhoney
     It is a lovely experience to sit with a favorite teacher again after many years out of their classroom, and Rodef Shalom congregation provided that opportunity for myself and several other loc...
Camp education Making Congregational Schools like Camp: Easier Said than Done but Worth the Effort by dropsofhoney
I recently had the honor of teaching about integrating Jewish values in to camp educational programming at the Leaders Assembly of the Foundation for Jewish Camp .  In one of my break-out sessions ...
GUHS_Shma_logo_2010.gif A Virtual Tisch: A Interesting Idea in Adult Education by dropsofhoney
Sh'ma magazine is a long-standing journal of Jewish intellectual commentary that is highly-regarded and read amongst the Jewish intelligentsia.  The quality of their literary discussion is always s...
KF7W_AJL_2C.JPG Follow up to some earlier posts on Religious Freedom and Adult Education Cooperation by dropsofhoney
I often have the task on this blog of commenting on topics in Jewish education that are raised as problems or failures of it in the larger community.  Today I am pleased to share with you some rece...