Toward a Core Knowledge for Jewish Education

By Steven M. Brown

Melton Research Center for Jewish Education, Winter 1997

The author advocates the creation of a nationwide, standard core of knowledge for K-8 Jewish education, a body of knowledge that would create a level of literacy that would enable a young person to move on to the next stage of life with a basic shared understanding of Jewish concepts, practices, ideas and values.

Topic: Curriculum, Part-Time (Supplementary) Schools, Sunday Schools, Jewish Text, Hebrew Schools, Social Planning

Name of Publication: Melton Gleanings

Volume/Issue: Vol.1/no.1

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Brown, Steven M. Toward a Core Knowledge for Jewish Education. Melton Gleanings. Melton Research Center for Jewish Education. Winter 1997:


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