Early Childhood Jewish Education


Publication Date: January 1996

Publisher: Mandel Foundation (Jerusalem); Council for Initiatives in Jewish Education

Author(s): Barry W. Holtz

Research Area: Education

Keywords: Part-time (supplementary) schools; Jewish Education; Jewish Identification; Curriculum

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author identifies models of excellence for Jewish early childhood education and documents outstanding educational work that is currently taking place. Examples must meet two criteria: (1) The program must conform to the standards of excellence found in the general field; (2) The program must contribute something significant in its Jewish dimension. Programs include a variety of preschool and early childhood education centers and initiatives from across the United States.

In CIJE Essay Series: Best Practices Report.