• Mordecai M. Kaplan (1881-1983) was one of the most influential Jewish thinkers of the 20th century.  We believe that his thought may be even more important in the 21st century.

Select 21st Century Jewish Educational Resources that are Kaplanian at the Sod Level

Sod (סוֹד) is the secret level, in which texts are infused with a deep wisdom and sophisticated understanding that will elude many.

Sod סוֹד - when any number of challenges of contemporary Jewish life (experiential learning, family education, civics education) benefit from a Kaplanian set of ideas streaming into an ongoing dialogue. 

Exploring Judaism Adult Education Study Guide

Curriculum by Rabbi Margie Jacobs and Rabbi Nina Mandell

 

The Educational Philosophies of Mordecai Kaplan and Michael Rosenak: Surprising Similarities and Illuminating Differences

Article by Dr. Jeffrey Schein & Dr. Eric Caplan

 

Teaching Reconstructionist Concepts in Ways that are Developmentally Appropriate (An Introduction to the FAQs)

Teacher Training resource by Rabbi Moti Rieber, Rabbi Shai Gluskin and Dr. Jeffrey Schein