The Cyclical History of Adult Jewish Learning in the United States: Peers' Law and its Implications
Publication Date: January 2005
Publisher(s): Keter Publishing House
Author(s): Jonathan D. Sarna
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Jewish education; Adult education
Coverage: United States
The article focuses on adult Jewish learning, it aims to shed light on a few significant moments in the history of adult Jewish learning in the United States. Although adult Jewish learning has undergone a dramatic revitalization over the past decade, we know almost nothing about how to conceptualize these developments historically. This is mainly because the standard histories of American Jewish education ignore adult Jewish learning.