Contemporary Jewish Education

By Michael Zeldin, Isa Aron, Sara Lee

Cambridge University Press, 2006

The article analyzes the current status of Jewish education in the United States. It focuses on six key points: Jewish education is now seen as a lifelong endeavor; 2) Increasingly, Jewish education is seen as encompassing an array of activities and programs beyond formal schooling; 3) It is difficult to predict whether the growth of day schools will continue; 4) It seems likely that the majority of Jewish children will continue to receive a much less intensive education in congregational schools; 5) All these new programs require staff knowledgeable in Judaica and versed in educational theory and practice; 6) The cost of Jewish education is rising.

Topic: Education

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Zeldin, Michael. Aron, Isa. Lee, Sara. Contemporary Jewish Education. Cambridge University Press. 2006:


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