Live the Questions is the core curriculum for the World Partners Fellowship, a 10-month-long international volunteer fellowship in India for recent college graduates and young professionals. Live the Questions serves as the educational foundation for the fellowship and helps deepen and enrich participants’ time in India. The participant edition includes Jewish texts and contemporary articles that prepare volunteers for their experience and help them explore a range of ethical issues related to volunteering in the Global South. The facilitator edition also includes lesson plans, facilitator's notes and annotations on the texts. While the material in Live the Questions is geared to volunteers participating in a Jewish service-learning program in India, much of it can be applied more broadly to a general Jewish social justice context and to secular volunteer and travel abroad programs.
To curate the curriculum, AJWS staff members Julie Gersten and Will Nassau have written a blog post series highlighting specific best practices in writing effective service-learning curricula with examples from Live the Questions. The series is posted by Repair the World, and available online here.
To download an excerpt of the participant edition of Live the Questions, please click here.
We are pleased to offer complimentary copies of the facilitator edition of Live the Questions. As the material is copyright protected, we require that you register and agree to the below terms and conditions of use. Once you fill in the below form, a PDF of the curriculum will be sent to you via email.
I agree that I will request permission from AJWS before using or adapting any content in Live the Questions. All requests for permission should be directed to email@example.com.
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