Recent Trends in Supplementary Jewish Education


Publication Date: March 2007

Publisher: AviChai Foundation

Author(s): Jack Wertheimer

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Program Evaluation; Part-time (supplementary) schools; Synagogues; Jewish Education

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author examines patterns in Jewish supplementary education. He describes the current scene including challenges to the field, and reports a positive outlook of revitalization and reinvention among supplementary school programs. He provides strategies for change and new curricula including national efforts, local initiatives, and evaluation methods.