Spiritualizing Halakhic Education: A Case Study in Modern Orthodox Teacher Development


Publication Date: January 2003

Publisher: Mandel Foundation (Jerusalem)

Author(s): Jeffrey Saks

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Adult Education; Religious Denominations; Jewish Content; Spirituality

Type: Report


The paper reports on an experiment in using the thought of Rabbi Prof. Yitzchak Twersky as a resource for improving Modern Orthodox Jewish education. It is based on a seminar in professional development undertaken in 2002-2003 through ATID (The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education) in Jerusalem.

In Visions of Jewish Education Project.