Publication Date: January 1999
Publisher: Bar-Ilan University; Freund Publishing House Ltd.
Author(s): Steven M. Cohen
Research Area: Culture and religion; Education
Keywords: Religious denominations; Jewish education; American Jews
Coverage: United States
In Yisrael Rich and Michael Rosenak (eds.) Abiding Challenges: research perspectives on Jewish education, 251-273.This analysis of recently collected national survey data of Jewish parents in the United States focuses exclusively upon Conservative parents. It asks two sorts of questions: First, how are current Conservative day school families distinguished from those who didn't enrolled their children in Jewish day schools? Second, what distinguishes between those who did not choose day schools, but said that at one time they had considered day schools as an option for their children?