Jewish Education in the United States: Three Comments

By Michael Zeldin, Alvin I. Schiff, Shimon Frost

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1989

This piece offers three comments on the state of Jewish education in the United States. Frost argues that the field must address the following: lengthening the Jewish child's stay in the Jewish school; restoring educational credibility to the supplementary school; the personnel crisis in Jewish education. Schiff emphasizes, among other things, the need for upgrading the professional and economic status of teaching personnel. Zeldin seeks to identify some of the critical trends currently in their nascent stage which might influence the future course of Jewish education in the United States. In Jewish Population Studies (Jewish Education Worldwide: Cross-Cultural Perspectives).

Topic: Organizational Development, Educators, Education, Teachers

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Zeldin, Michael. Schiff, Alvin I. Frost, Shimon. Jewish Education in the United States: Three Comments. Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1989: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=716


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