Participation in Adult Jewish Learning: Some Implications for Strengthening Jewish Identity and Continuity

By Lois J. Zachary, Rae W. Rohfeld

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1995

A survey of adult Jewish education conducted by the Syracuse Jewish Federation, Inc. found that adults are much more likely to engage in informal than formal leaming and that insufficient time was the greatest deterrent to participation in formal leaming experiences. Focusing on adult leamers and their needs, rather than on the institutions of adult education, may produce new ways to strengthen Jewish identity and continuity.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Education, Outreach

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 71/No. 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Zachary, Lois J. Rohfeld, Rae W. Participation in Adult Jewish Learning: Some Implications for Strengthening Jewish Identity and Continuity. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1995: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3379


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