Jewish Communal Professional Discounts with David Bryfman, Ph.D.
More than two dozen schools across the U.S. now offer substantial tuition discounts for Jewish communal professionals. Learn about the objectives and results of these programs in schools and communities in conversation with Dr. David Bryfman, CEO of the Jewish Education Project, a strong advocate of tuition discounts for Jewish communal professionals. David will share his vision for why Jewish non-profits should offer tuition subsidies as part of their employee compensation packages.
Dr. David Bryfman is the Chief Executive Officer of The Jewish Education Project. After working in formal and informal Jewish educational institutions in Australia, Israel, and North America, David earned his Ph.D. in Education and Jewish Studies from NYU, focusing on the identity development of Jewish adolescents. David has authored several articles and presented broadly on topics ranging from the Jewish teenage experience, innovation and change in Jewish life, Israel education and more broadly about Jewish education. He is a founder of the annual Jewish Futures conference, helped direct the 2019 study “GenZ Now: Understanding and Connecting with Jewish Teens Today”, and was the lead researcher of the groundbreaking 2016 study, “Generation Now: Understanding and Engaging Jewish Teenagers Today,” and editor of Experience and Jewish Education, a compendium of essays written by and for Jewish experiential educators. David is a member of Cohort Three of Leading Edge's CEO Onboarding Program. He is an alum of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship Program and the Schusterman Fellowship.