Strangers to the Tradition: Idea and Constraint in American Jewish Education

By Walter I. Ackerman

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1989

This article reviews the historical development, goals, structure, enrollment, curriculum, personnel, finances and effectiveness of Jewish education in the United States. Concludes that the supplementary and elementary nature of Jewish education prevents it from having long-term impact. In Jewish Population Studies 21 (Jewish Education Worldwide: Cross-Cultural Perspectives), 71-116.

Topic: Schools, Education, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Jewish Population Studies (Jewish Education Worldwide: Cross-Cultural Perspectives)

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Ackerman, Walter I. Strangers to the Tradition: Idea and Constraint in American Jewish Education. Jewish Population Studies (Jewish Education Worldwide: Cross-Cultural Perspectives). Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1989: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=421


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