Religion and the Public Schools

By Jules Cohen

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), Fall 1956

The author surveys the situation in American public school systems vis-a -vis the separation of church and state, as well as the positions taken by Protestant and Catholic groups. He explains the reasons behind the Jewish community's dedication to a strict interpretation of church-state separation, and discusses how this position applies in the case of public schools.

Topic: Religion and State, Education, Community Relations, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 33/No. 1

Page Number(s): 36-40

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Genre: Other

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Cohen, Jules. Religion and the Public Schools. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). Fall 1956: 36-40. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1024


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