The Jewish Day School and the American Fabric

By Andrew Silow-Carroll, Robert Rabinowitz, Bradley Hirschfield, Vanessa L. Ochs

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, 2000

Four members of the CLAL faculty respond to an article by Peter Beinart that criticizes the growth of Jewish day schools. These responses focus on the degree to which Jewish schools help build Jewish identity as well as the notion that attending these schools might prevent full social integration. The compilation implies that a Jewish school rooted in American values is the ideal solution.

Topic: Day Schools, Community Relations, Identity Formation, Assimilation

Name of Publication: CLAL Special Features Archive

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Genre: Other

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Silow-Carroll, Andrew. Rabinowitz, Robert. Hirschfield, Bradley. Ochs, Vanessa L. The Jewish Day School and the American Fabric. CLAL Special Features Archive. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2000: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2547


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