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COJECO RSJ Symposium

New York

David Bryfman

Chief Innovation Officer, The Jewish Education Project

Dr. David Bryfman is Chief Innovation 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 identity development of Jewish adolescents. David has authored several articles and presented broadly on topics ranging from the Jewish teenage experience, innovation in the Jewish community, and the impact of technology on the Jewish people. He is a founder of the annual Jewish Futures conference, 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 an alum of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship Program and the Schusterman Fellowship.


The Jewish Education Project

Mission: At The Jewish Education Project, we believe in the power and possibility of a great Jewish education. Our mission is to spark and spread innovations that expand the reach and increase the impact of Jewish education.