Preparing for the Education Conference

Late June is a special time at the ISJL office. Education Fellows are hard at work on programs, crafts and multimedia projects. The halls are lined with boxes of newly edited curriculum, which will be picked up by the Education Department‘s partner communities in just a few days. Everyone is preparing for the ISJL Education Conference, which takes place June 23-25 (Sunday through Tuesday) here in Jackson, Mississippi.

As we’re  all busy prepping for the big event, please enjoy these pictures taken around the office.

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CFO Betsy Samuels and Education Director Rachel Stern pose with Hebrew curriculum in front of boxes in the ISJL offices.
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There is some sort of ball pit related activity going on at this year’s conference, and Education Fellow Sam Kahan is pretty excited about it.

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