Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher: Jewish Education Service of North America
Author(s): Ilene C. Vogelstein; Cheryl Wadler Meskin
Research Area: Culture and religion; Education
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Educators; Jewish Education
Coverage: United States
What do educational institutions do when there are not sufficient qualified Jewish educators to fill their needs? The authors explore this conundrum through the lens of early childhood education where programs sometimes hire non-Jews for positions in Jewish education. The article raises concerns about the cost to Jewish education.