A Statement on Jewish Education: Texts and Responses
Publication Date: January 2000
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Jack Wertheimer
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Jewish education; Fundraising/Philanthropy
Coverage: United States
Most Jewish leaders want to find ways of directing more financial resources to Jewish educational programs because they recognize it as a sphere of Jewish communal life critical to the vitality, let alone future viability, of the American Jewish community. The question is how? If we are truly serious about day school education, the organized Jewish community must reconsider the role of government funding.