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Repair is pleased to present The Engaged Congregation Series, a four-part series designed to provide synagogues with a step-by-step process of creating and maintaining a culture of volunteer engagement. Volunteer engagement is a strategy that can build a congregation’s capacity beyond what staff alone can accomplish. It transforms a congregation into an engaged community in […]
Repair the World is pleased to announce the release of Breaking for Change: How Jewish Service-learning Influences the Alternative Break Experience. Conducted by Dr. Shelley Billig of RMC Research Corporation, the study investigates the impact of Immersive Jewish Service-learning (IJSL) Alternative Breaks on participants between 2009 and 2012. The study confirms what many of us […]
In 2011, Repair the World (Repair) and its grantee-partner organizations collected standardized data about immersive Jewish service-learning (IJSL) program participants. Together with Rosov Consulting, Repair developed a Common Participant Questionnaire (CPQ), which was administered by 20 grantee-partner organizations (see the full list below). This questionnaire asked participants about their demographics, motivations for participating in an […]
Repair the World is pleased to announce the release of a new report: “Teaching to the Moment: A Study of Immersive Jewish Service-learning Educators,” made possible in part by a grant from The Covenant Foundation. Until now, we have had very little data on who these experiential educators are, how they make decisions and how […]