Social Intelligence: Foundation for Jewish Living

Social Intelligence: Foundation for Jewish Living
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Dr. Rona Novick

Dean | Azrieli Graduate School

How is “social intelligence” a foundational Jewish value? Rona Novic investigates why we teach our youngest children social intelligence skills, such as empathy, at school and at home, but developin... See more

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Jewish Education - Teaching Emotional Intelligence | Bloggish

For centuries there has been an ongoing debate as to where ethics are grounded as universal attributes in the human condition. The philosopher Immanuel Kant grounded ethics in reason, whereas David Hume looked toward emotions such as sympathy, empathy, and compassion. Today, neuroimaging may offer a new way to resolve this issue.

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Rona Novick (@DrRonaNovick) | Twitter

The latest Tweets from Rona Novick (@DrRonaNovick). Psychologist, Educator, with on the job training as mother of 3. Director, Doctorate in Jewish Education and Administration, Yeshiva University. Yeshiva University

Dr. Rona  Novick, 

Dean | Azrieli Graduate School

Dr. Rona Novick is Dean of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University and holds the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics. She serves as co-educational director of Hidden Sparks, an initiative to support diverse learners in Jewish Day Schools. In addition to teaching, supervision and administration at Azrieli, she brings her experience as an educator and Clinical Psychologist to work with schools, communities and individuals, to promote the social-emotional development of children. She is the author of numerous articles and chapters on bully prevention, building resilience, and parenting.