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Update your details and upcoming event

Dear Jewish Teacher,

Thanks for your interest in the JTA, our network of over 200 Jewish educators and education workers.

Update your details

The JTA is updating our database of over 200 Jewish Teachers and Educators. If you have recently changed jobs or contact details, please let us know so we can continue to keep you updated.

Upcoming event

We are really excited about our upcoming JTA Networking and Round Table Discussion- ‘The Challenges facing Jewish Teachers and Leaders’.

We’ll explore with a high calibre panel of exciting educators and thinkers the various opportunities and challenges facing Jewish Teachers and Leaders in the UK today. The round table will be led by the Senior Vice President of the Board of Deputies, Laura Marks, and will also include Jenny Hoffman, who is a Senior Leadership Development Officer at Teach First.

This event takes place at Moishe House London, in Willesden Green.

Moishe House is an organisation dedicating to supporting the young, Jewish community.

The event will take place Sunday, June 8th, from 6 – 8pm

RSVP by clicking here.

Mailing List

To join the Jewish Teachers’ Association mailing list please follow this link:

  • Scroll down to the section ‘Subscribing to Connect’
  • Enter your email address
  • Your name
  • Choose a password

You can also choose whether or not you’d prefer individual emails or a daily digest of emails from the JTA connect list.

Facebook and Twitter

If you have a Facebook account please join our Facebook group UK Jewish Teachers, and like our Facebook page. You can also follow our twitter account @jewishteacher

Many thanks,

Deborah Harris

JTA Administrator

New JTA Chair and plans for next year!

Dear Jewish teacher,

I hope you’re enjoying the last few weeks of term, and that despite having to write reports, you’re enjoying the rush towards the end of term…

I’m delighted to contact you following our AGM to announce that Allison Zionts, is the new Jewish Teachers’ Association chair. Alli is a Canadian teacher living in Brixton and working in Croydon. With Alli’s enthusiasm and skills in community organising, (Alli was until recently a resident in London’s Moishe House, a community home which runs a full range of non denominational events for the whole Jewish Community.) Continue reading

2013 Update: Invitation to NUT’s HMD reception


Happy 2013 to all JTA members!

Holocaust Memorial Day Reception

Tuesday 29 January 2013, 5-7pm

Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD 


We hope you’ve had a restful break and are looking forward to the new term.

There’s lots going on to build and develop the JTA at the moment.

One of our main projects is our work to make the National Union of Teachers a more inclusive and supportive union for Jewish Teachers. The JC have reported this work here.

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Summer term update

We hope you’re having a fabulous summer term so far!  There’s lots of work going on behind the scenes at JTA HQ.

We have been:

  • representing the views of Jewish Teachers and Education professionals at the RE Council
  • we’re working with Muslim and Christian teachers through the Three Faiths Forum
  • and we’re doing some education and equality work with the teaching unions.

If you’d like to get involved in any of this work, at any level please email Flora on



The Jewish Teachers’ Association is a group for Jewish teachers and educators in the UK. Linking together Jewish teachers in all fields of education we offer the chance to support each other, network and work towards campaigns of common interest.

The association is completely free to join so please click here to sign up now.

Please also join our discussion forum, “the interactive board” introduce yourself and join the community.

For more information visit our FAQs, or contact us and say hi. We are a new group and would welcome your input (or assistance) of any kind.