Spirituality and Prayer in Community Hebrew High Schools

Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher: Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education

Author(s): Bess Adler; Jeffrey S. Kress

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Jewish Education; Spirituality; Day Schools

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The authors argue that there is a lack of prayer engagement and practice in Jewish day schools in the United States. After conducting a survey of Central Community Hebrew High School (CHHS) directors, the authors provide recommendations for addressing prayer and spirituality in the CHHS setting.

In Jewish Education News vol.27, issue 2, 36-37.