Day School Parents and their Children's Schools
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s): Alex D.M. Pomson
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Canadian Jews; Jewish education; Identity formation
In Contemporary Jewry 24, 104-123. In this paper the author seeks to examine whether schools not only serve as markers of parents' commitments when they choose a particular school for their children, but whether schools contribute at all to the construction of parents' identities in an ongoing fashion.