Is the American Dream a Nightmare for Jewish Education? Dr. James Hyman
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Dr. Hyman, executive director of the Washington DC Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning, will probe the current state of Jewish education and our aspirations for the future.
Dr. James Hyman is the Chief Executive Officer for the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning. He has served the Jewish community in a variety of roles for over 20 years.
Formerly, Dr. Hyman was the Director of the Leadership Development Program and adjunct professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary. At the New Teacher Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Dr. Hyman was the Co-Director for the New Teacher Initiative: Mentoring New Teachers in Jewish Day Schools.
He received an M.A. and Ph.D. from the Department of Religion at Stanford University, and an M.A. from The Institute for Contemporary Jewry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Hyman is also an ordained rabbi.
Dr. Hyman now lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Jessie Nathans, and their two children.