What Happens When Your Jewish Educator is NOT Jewish?
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Jewish Education Service of North America
Series: Agenda: Jewish Education 17, Spring 2004
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Educators; Jewish Education
Coverage: United States
What do educational institutions do when there are not sufficient qualified Jewish educators to fill their needs? The authors explore this conundrum through the lens of early childhood education where programs sometimes hire non-Jews for positions in Jewish education. The article raises concerns about the cost to Jewish education.