PoP Publications

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook (2023). "In Partnership: How A New Program Makes Jewish Learning Meaningful for Parents Today." Jim Joseph Foundation.

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook (2023). "Moving Relationships to the Center: Five Questions Every Educator Should be Asking." HaYidion.

Villarreal, Devin and Miriam-Simma Walfish (2023). "Replacing Relevance with Relationship." Jewish Educational Leadership: Tackling Talmud. Volume 22:1. Fall 2023

Kent, Orit (2021). "Ancient Wisdom for Modern-Day Conversations and Collaboration".

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook (2021). "A Question of Inheritance: Teaching Torah Through Children's Questions". Jewish Educational Leadership: Meaning-Making in Jewish Education. Volume 19:2. Winter 2021.

Cook, Allison, Orit Kent and Devin Maimon Villarreal (2021). A Shoot From the Stem, a Branch From the Root. (Divrei Torah Collection)

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook, Eds. (2020). "PoP Journal of Teaching and Learning". Volume 1. June 2020.

Cook, Allison, Orit Kent and Devin Maimon Villarreal (2020). Facing Each Other and Torah Anew. (Divrei Torah Collection)

Cook, Allison and Orit Kent, Eds. (2019). “Torah and Friendship- For Their Own Sake”. Jewish Education Innovation Challenge.

Cook, Allison and Orit Kent (2019). "Look Who’s Talking: Teaching Power and Responsibility through Classroom Interactions.HaYidion.

Cook, Allison and Orit Kent (2019). “A Portrait of Three Partners,” in Portraits of Jewish Learning, Viewing Contemporary Jewish Education Close-In, edited by Diane Tickton Schuster (Eugene: Wipf and Stock Publishers), 67-94.

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook (2018). "Jewish Learning with Attitude." Sh’ma Now

Cook, Allison and Orit Kent (2018). "How We Learn Is What We Learn." Gleanings: A Dialogue on Jewish Education.

Cook, Allison and Orit Kent (2017). "The Pedagogy of Partnership and the Power of Relationships."  Jewish Federation of North America’s Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement.

Cook, Allison and Orit Kent (2014). “Learning Torah Through Partnership: A Viewer’s Guide.”

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook (2014).  “Teachers as Learners and Practitioners: Shifting Teaching Practice Through Havruta Pedagogy.“ Journal of Religious Education, Volume 109, Issue 5, 2014. [Pre-Print version]

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook (2013). "Intentional Chevruta Learning: Cultivating Ethical and Spiritual Growth in Learners." Think, The Lola Stein Institute Journal (Fall 2013). 22-23.

Holzer, Elie, with Orit Kent (2013). A Philosophy of Havruta: Understanding and Teaching the Art of Text Study in Pairs. Academic Studies Press.

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook  (2012). "Havruta Inspired Pedagogy: Fostering An Ecology of Learning for Closely Studying Texts with Others." Journal of Jewish Education 78:3. [Preprint-PDF]

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook. "Interpretive Experience as the Fulcrum of Tanakh Education." Ha'Yidion (Summer 2012). 58-60.

Kent, Orit and Allison Cook (2012). "Three Partners in Study: Two People and a Text." Sh'ma, A Journal of Jewish Ideas. 42:690.

Holzer, Elie and Orit Kent ( 2011). "Havruta: What do we know and what can we hope to learn?" in International Handbook of Jewish Education 5. New York: Springer.

Kent, Orit and Jocelyn Segal (2010). "Infusion: Integrating Jewish Values in A General Studies Classroom.”

Kent, Orit (2010), "A Theory of Havruta Learning.” Journal of Jewish Education, 76:3,  215 - 245. [Preprint version]

Kent, Orit (2008). Interactive Text Study and the Co-Construction of Meaning: Havruta in the DeLeT Beit Midrash. Brandeis University.  Doctoral dissertation.

Kent, Orit (2006). "Interactive Text Study: A Case of Hevruta Learning." Journal of Jewish Education. 72:3, 205-232


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