Speakers Bureau

Name: Dr. Barry W. Holtz
Title: Theodore and Florence
Baumritter Professor of Jewish Education
Department: Jewish Education

Dr. Barry W. Holtz leads courses in teaching classical texts, professional development for teachers, philosophy of Jewish education, and current issues confronting Jewish education. Dr. Holtz served for twelve years as codirector of JTS's Melton Research Center for Jewish Education, where he supervised the writing and publication of several volumes of the Melton Graded Curriculum materials for Jewish schools across North America.

A native of Boston and a graduate of Tufts University, Barry Holtz received his doctorate from Brandeis University.

Biography

Lectures
"The Great Jewish Books"
"What Is the Bible?"
"What Is Midrash?"
"How Jewish Classics Can Speak to Our Lives"
"Jewish Education and the Challenge of Continuity"
"Teaching the Jewish Tradition: Contemporary Approaches"

Topics
Jewish Education
Jewish Texts and Contemporary Life
Bible
Midrash

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