Mark I. Rosen, Steven M Cohen, Arielle Levites, Ezra Kopelowitz | September 2016
This study, commissioned and funded by the Hertog Foundation, and conducted by a team of academic researchers, was undertaken to learn about Chabad on Campus International, an organization that seeks to enhance Jewish identity and practice among Jewish college students at almost 200 American college campuses. Campus centers are run by Orthodox married couples trained at rabbinical schools and seminaries run by the Chabad-Lubavitch movement.
The study was designed to learn who comes to Chabad at college campuses, how Chabad works with undergraduate students, and what impact Chabad involvement during college has on the post-college lives of young Jewish adults.
The authors conducted both qualitative and quantitative research at 22 Chabad campus centers across the United States with the cooperation of Chabad on Campus International. Qualitative data included interviews and/or focus groups with rabbis and their wives, current students, alumni, parents, faculty, university officials, and Hillel leaders at a sample of the campuses. Quantitative data was obtained by surveying alumni. The analysis utilized more than 2,400 responses from alumni ages 21 to 29 who...
The Shrinking Jewish Middle and the End of Jewish Exceptionalism
A talk at "Between Race and Religion: Contemporary American Jewish Life" @ Stanford University Steven M. Cohen in conversation with Tomas Jimenez
Jon Levisohn,Susan P. Fendrick | September 2016
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