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Idea of the Day: Reward great Jewish teachers

JTA is soliciting readers’ ideas for reversing the tide of Jewish assimilation in America. Here’s today’s featured idea:

Identify the most inspiring and admired teachers of Judaism in the United States. Then, publicize them regionally and nationally, and give them cash prizes.

They may use the money to purchase teaching supplies that they could use to do even more good work.

Harry Glazer
Highland Park, New Jersey

Read more ideas for stemming the tide of American Jewish disengagement here.

To share your idea, send an email describing one concrete idea in 200 words or less to jewishfuture@jta.org (include your full name, city, and state or country). Our favorites will be featured online.

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