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Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Jewish Day Schools: New Directions

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Publication Date: January 2002

Publisher(s): Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Author(s): Joshua Elkin; David Sternberg; Caren N. Levine

Series: Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation, Eli Valley (ed), vol.4, no.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Education (Education policy and planning)

Keywords: Israel Education; Educators; Day schools; Curriculum

Type: Other


This issue of Contact is dedicated to exploring the next phase of Jewish day school excellence. David Steinberg discusses why the Solomon Schechter Day School of Albuquerque has been dubbed "the miracle in the desert". Caren N. Levine discusses learning and teaching in the digital world. Naava Frank argues that much work needs to be done to develop Judaic curricula for Jewish day schools to match the extensive resources available in the realm of secular curriculum material. Also included are articles by Rabbi Joshua Elkin, Peter A. Geffen, and Virginia Bayer.