Hyim Brandes

Online Jewish Academy

Hyim Brandes has worked for more than 10 years at the intersection of Jewish Education and technology. He is currently Executive Director of the Online Jewish Academy, an initiative to meet the needs of students with learning differences, funded by the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, in collaboration with BJE, Milken Community, New Community Jewish, and YULA Boys & Girls High Schools.

The Future Is Now: Out-of-the-Box Approaches to Jewish Education

Hyim Brandes, Batsheva Frankel, Yechiel Hoffman, Russel Neiss

Come discuss the challenges of traditional Jewish education, explore current innovations changing the nature of Jewish education, brainstorm ideas and set goals for the future. In a session featuring the innovative creators of Launch Box, the Online Jewish Academy, and Media Midrash, participants will get a chance to hear about and experience some of the most exciting new approaches to ensuring our Jewish future, and then help create more!