Strangers to the Tradition: Idea and Constraint in American Jewish Education
Publication Date: January 1989
Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Walter I. Ackerman
Series: Jewish Population Studies 21 (Jewish Education Worldwide: Cross-Cultural Perspectives), 71-116
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Education; Jewish organizations; Schools
Coverage: United States
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.