The International Handbook of Jewish Education, 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 21st century.
The Handbook is divided broadly into four main sections:
- Vision and Practice: focusing on issues of philosophy, identity and planning –the big issues of Jewish Education.
- Teaching and Learning: focusing on areas of curriculum and engagement
- Applications, focusing on the ways that Jewish Education is transmitted in particular contexts, both formal and informal, for children and adults.
- Geographical, focusing on historical, demographic, social and other issues that are specific to a region or where an issue or range of issues can be compared and contrasted between two or more locations.
This comprehensive collection of articles providing high quality content, constitutes a difinitive statement on the state of Jewish Education world wide, as well as through a wide variety of lenses and contexts. It is written in a style that is accessible to a global community of academics and professionals.
The link provided in this entry will bring you to a webpage with sections of the book that have been provided for free online use by the publishers. You may also wish to purchase the full 2-volume set from amazon.com.