Jewish Educational Problems of South Africa

By Jeffrey M. Bortz

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), December 1997

This article is an adapted report given by the author, chairman of the South African Regional Committee of the Joint Authority for Jewish-Zionist Education, to the Authority in a 1997 meeting in Jerusalem. In it he describes the difficulties that Jewish day schools in South Africa have experienced as a result of the political revolution, relating, among other things, to a rise in crime and violence and the loss of government funds. The author also provides basic information about the scope and status of Jewish educational institutes in South Africa.

Topic: Political Behavior, Day Schools, Community Relations, Crime, Politics, Government

Name of Publication: AVAR ve'ATID: A Journal of Jewish Education, Culture and Discourse

Page Number(s): 94-96

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Genre: Article

Coverage: South Africa

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Bortz, Jeffrey M. Jewish Educational Problems of South Africa. AVAR ve'ATID: A Journal of Jewish Education, Culture and Discourse. Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). December 1997: 94-96. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=12862


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