Jewish Education in Philadelphia: Historic Precedents and New Observations

By Jonathan Rosenbaum, Helene Z. Tigay

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 2002

This article examines some key elements of Philadelphia's role in American Jewish education. It begins with an historical survey of Jewish education in Philadelphia, followed by a statistical picture of the student population in Jewish schools. New data is then presented regarding the backgrounds of supplementary and day school teachers. Analysis of the data, suggestions for action, and proposals for further research conclude the article.

Topic: Education, Leadership, Demography

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 78/No. 4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Rosenbaum, Jonathan. Tigay, Helene Z. Jewish Education in Philadelphia: Historic Precedents and New Observations. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 2002: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1748


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