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<p><span>The Journal of Jewish Communal Service was established in 1902 by the National Conference of Jewish Charities, forerunner of the <a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=j5vrcxcab&amp;et=1108194051352&amp;s=2451&amp;e=0010ehRqdv4Llnz3xr-dnpRlaiTYvKc_BdyRNI_faSaUDuuv_E0OZOYxTrCJkwSuaGaBEnq2o8p-6DtbA_Fnl2QidDZCUkJIV1KUdXGAlijyDU=" target="_blank">Jewish Communal Service Association</a>. Over the years there have been various name changes for both the Journal and its publisher. <span>The Journal covers topics from all of the professional sectors of Jewish communal service. Particular issues focus on specialized fields or challenges, such as vocational services or innovation. The Journal covers topics from all of the professional sectors of Jewish communal service. Particular issues focus on specialized fields or challenges, such as vocational services or innovation. <br /><br />This ...

Publication Date2011
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<p>The National Jewish Students Survey (NJSS) provides a comprehensive portrait of Jewish student identity in England. Carried out in February and March 2011, the survey examines a wide range of issues including what and where Jewish students are studying, the nature of their Jewish beliefs and behaviors at university and at home, and the Jewish paths they have taken during their upbringing. It found that Jewish students are comfortable being openly Jewish at British universities, despite having concerns about attitudes to Israel on campus. Their commitment to Israel and the Jewish People is robust, but their appreciation of their personal social responsibility lacks muscle.</p>

Publication Date2011
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<p><em>The International Handbook of Jewish Education</em>, a two volume publication, brings together scholars and practitioners engaged in the field of Jewish Education  and its cognate fields world-wide. Their submissions make a significant  contribution to our knowledge of the field of Jewish Education as we start the second decade of the 21<sup>st</sup> century.</p> <p>The Handbook is divided broadly into four main sections:</p> <ol> <li>Vision and Practice: focusing on issues of philosophy, identity and planning –the big issues of Jewish Education.</li> <li>Teaching and Learning: focusing on areas of curriculum and engagement</li> <li>Applications, focusing on the ways that Jewish Education is transmitted in particular contexts, both formal and informal, for children and adults.</li> <li>Geographical, focusing on historical, demographic, social and other issues that are specif ...

Publication Date2011
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The Jewish community is losing boys who drop out of Jewish life after bar mitzvah in unacceptably large numbers. Jewish institutions are struggling to keep teenage boys engaged. Left unaddressed, the trend threatens to undermine the Jewish future and leave a generation of boys ignorant of the wisdom, core values, community, and spiritual nourishment Judaism provides. This report draws on knowledge distilled from three years of research, focus groups with Jewish boys, and program development, and grows out of the success of Moving Traditions' work with adolescent girls. It contains seven lessons and seven principles, supported by a marketing toolkit, a program curriculum sample, appendices describing the research, and a list of resources. Together they provide Jewish educators with the research, concepts, and resources needed to understand and meet the unique needs of Jewish boys. Moving ...

Publication Date2010
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  • Research Reports and Studies

<p><strong>An initiative of the School of Education and the Lookstein Center of Bar-Ilan University.</strong></p> <p>IJJER aims to portray and explore Jewish education as a multifaceted, heuristic and dynamic phenomenon from a variety of disciplinary, geographical, cultural, religious and historical perspectives and contexts.</p> <p>IJJER aims to provide an interdisciplinary, international and multi-language platform where past and present forms and aspects of Jewish education are examined through research.</p>

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