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TAMRITZ partners with JJEP (Joint Jewish Education Program of Pittsburgh) in designing a badge-based learning program called BadgeQuest:  “With a cue from scouting, BadgeQuest aims for greater Jewish engagement” in The Jewish Chronicle

Badges of Excellence in Professional Development” by Sarah Blattner and Samuel Abramovich in RAVSAK’s HaYidion, Summer 2015.

TAMRITZ highlighted for its professional development and digital citizenship badge learning programs in Jewish Day Schools in The Jewish Daily Forward — “Can Digital Badges Save Hebrew School?,January 31, 2015

TAMRITZ featured as a “…bold idea…that would position the day school world at the leading edge of 21st century learning pedagogy.” —  Smart Partnerships, Wise Investments: Joshua Venture Group Refines its Model, from ejewishphilanthropy

TAMRITZ Impact Case Study —  “Advance Your Goals: Joshua Venture Group Helps AVI CHAI Reinvigorate Jewish Day School Education

TAMRITZ Launch News:

KSDS Chosen to Participate in Tamritz Digital Badge-Based LearningBaltimore Jewish Times, October 18, 2013

Kehillah Schechter Academy will participate in digital badge learningThe Jewish Voice, August 1, 2013.

High-tech initiative at Norwood schoolThe Boston Globe

TAMRITZ Launches National Digital Badge Learning NetworkOregon Jewish Life, July 2013

TAMRITZ Launches Digital Badge Learning Network” Joshua Venture Group






“Dualing Innovators”

Sarah Blattner, recipient of the prestigious Joshua Venture Group Dual-Investment Program 2012-2014 Fellowship, was featured in the

November 2012 Oregon Jewish Life magazine.

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TAMRITZ Launches National Digital Badge Learning Network” (cross-posted from Tamritz)

Joshua Venture Group announces the 2012-2014 Dual-Investment Program Fellows.  “Meet the Fellows.”





Digital Badge Learning:  “Geeking Out” Across the Curriculum, featured in RAVSAK’s HaYidion, Summer 2013, “Bold Ideas” edition

By: Sarah Blattner

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Ravsak congratulates the Joshua Venture Group Dual Investment Program Jewish Day School fellows.


WarGames: Matthew Broderick Wished He Got a Badge

First Look:  2013 North American Jewish Day School Conference

ejewishphilanthropy announces the 2012-2014 Joshua Venture Group Dual-Investment Program Fellows.





WarGames:  Matthew Broderick Wished He Got a Badge (crosspost from Tamritz’s blog and ejewishphilanthropy)

First Look:  2013 North American Jewish Day School Conference

Chanukah Acts:  Engaging Our Students by Design

AVI CHAI Foundation announces “Growing Innovation in Day School Education: Joshua Venture’s” New JDS Fellows.






Mozilla Open Badges, creators and leaders of the open source coding for developing an international badging ecosystem, lists Tamritz as an organization who is designing open badges.