A Systems Approach to School and Synagogue Change: The Case of Beth Am Israel
Publication Date: January 2002
Publisher(s): Jewish Education Service of North America
Series: Agenda: Jewish Education 15, Summer 2002
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish education; Synagogues; Jewish organizations
The following case study illustrates the potential of part-time Jewish education to provide an arena in which limits can be challenged and excellent practice flourish. The authors outline the implications of a paradigm shift toward seeing the congregation as a system, within which both synagogue and school function as interrelated elements.