,The Re-Imagine Project: Case Studies

The Re-Imagine Project: Case Studies


Publication Date: November 2006

Publisher: Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life; Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Author(s): Amy L. Sales; Annette Koren

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Congregations; Methodology; Education

Type: Report

Coverage: United States New York


These three in-depth case studies explore how the uniqueness of each synagogue observed - its organizational structure, personalities, dynamics, culture, and context - affected the course and outcome of the Experiment in Congregational Education's RE-IMAGINE Project (REI). The RE-IMAGINE Project offers an elaborated curriculum to facilitate the process of transforming religious education in Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative, and unaffiliated congregational schools throughout the New York area.