Authors Posts by Eliana Yashgur

Eliana Yashgur

Eliana Yashgur recently graduated with a BA from Princeton University. She currently lives in Jerusalem, and plans to pursue graduate study in psychology. She is an alumna of Midreshet Harova and the Center for Modern Torah Leadership, and is an administrative board member for Bnot Sinai and the BINAH Conference. Additionally, she served as an intern for the Mayberg Foundation and on the educational staff at Camp Moshava. Her interests in creative educational techniques impact her approach to teaching Torah subjects as well as mathematics.

Toward Holistic Models of Assessing Judaic Studies Classroom Success in Day Schools

Eliana Yashgur argues that grading Judaic subjects in day schools harms the larger goals of Jewish education, and offers some alternative practices.