Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Social Research and the Jews

By Leonard Saxe, Wendy Rosov, Benjamin Phillips

Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Summer 2006

This issue of Contact explores ways in which the varied methodologies of social research might lead us towards a better understanding of the Jewish community. Professor Leonard Saxe discusses methods of synthesizing data to understand American Jewry. Wendy Rosov advocates a culture of accountability. Benjamin Phillips and Professor Leonard Saxe discuss experimenting with Jewish education. Bill Robinson discusses the need for social theory. Also included are articles by Professor Jonathan D. Sarna, Bethamie Horowitz, and Ted Sasson.

Topic: Methodology, Demography, Study, Population Estimate

Name of Publication: Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Editor: Eli Valley

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/No.4

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Genre: Other

Language: English

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Saxe, Leonard. Rosov, Wendy. Phillips, Benjamin. Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Social Research and the Jews. Contact: The Journal of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Summer 2006: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2416


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