2007 Research Update

Published: 
Sep. 07, 2007

Source: Journal of Jewish Education v. 73 no. 3 (2007) p. 261-77

 

Reviews of the following publications:

Chazan, Barry and David Bryfman. (2006, August). Home Away From Home, A Research Study of the Shabbos Experience on Five University Campuses: An Informal Educational Model for Working with Young Jewish Adults. Brooklyn: Chabad on Campus Foundation.


Chertok, Fern, Leonard Saxe, Charles Kadushin, Annette Koren, Graham Wright, and Aron Klein. (2007, May). The Impact of Day School: A Comparative Analysis of Jewish College Students. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.

 
Chertok, Fran, Nicole Samuel, and Leonard Saxe. (2006, September). You Shall Tell Your Children: An Evaluation of the ICHEIC Service Corps. Waltham, Massachusetts: Steinhardt Social Research Institute/Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Cohen, Steven and Ari Kelman. (2007). The Continuity of Discontinuity: How Young Jews are Connecting, Creating, and Organizing Their Own Jewish Lives. New York: Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies.

 
Cohen, Steven. (2007, November). A Tale of Two Jewries: The "Inconvenient Truth" for American Jews. New York: Jewish Life Network/Steinhardt Foundation.


Cousens, Beth and Jeremy Morrison. (2006, July). Working Paper #5: Using the Contextual Orientation to Facilitate the Study of Bible with Generation X. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.

 
Dorph, Gail Zaiman. (2007, May). Working Paper #10: Investigating Prospective Jewish Teachers' Knowledge and Beliefs about Torah: Implications for Teacher Education. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Educating Interfaith Families: A Conversation Among Jewish-Christian Families and Religious Professionals. (2007). New York: Interfaith Community.

 
Grant, Lisa and Andrea Weiss. (2007, May). Working Paper #9: Teaching Adult Jewish Educators about Teaching Bible: What They Need to Know and How They Might Learn It. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Grant, Lisa and Diane Tickton Schuster. (2006, September). The Impact of JLearn on the Long Island Jewish Community: Baseline Year Findings 2005-2006. New York: UJA-Federation of New York.

 
Greenstein, Edward. (2006, May). Working Paper #2: A Pragmatic Pedagogy of Bible. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Kadushin, Charles and Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz. (2006, December). Informal Social Networks and Formal Organizational Memberships Among American Jews: Findings from the National Jewish Population Survey 2000-01. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

 
Kadushin, Charles, Shahar Hecht, Theodore Sasson, and Leonard Saxe. (2007, April). Triangulation and Mixed Methods Designs: Practicing What We Preach in the Evaluation of an Israel Experience Educational Program. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Levisohn, Jon. (2006, November). Working Paper #3: Introducing the Contextual Orientation: A Comparative Study. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Levisohn, Jon. (2006, September). Working Paper #1: What is Bridging Scholarship and Pedagogy? Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Making Jewish Education Work: Community Hebrew High Schools. (2007). New York: The Jewish Education Service of North America.


Phillips, Benjamin and Sylvia B. Fishman. (2006, December). Ethnic Capital and Intermarriage: A Case Study of American Jews. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Rosen, Mark I. (2006, November). Jewish Engagement from Birth: A Blueprint for Outreach to First-Time Parents. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Sales, Amy, Nicole Samuel, Annette Koren, with Marion Gribetz and Joe Reimer. (2007, April). Mapping Professional Development for Jewish Educators. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Saxe, Leonard, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Kadushin, Graham Wright, and Daniel Parmer. (2006, November). The 2005 Boston Community Survey: Preliminary Findings. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Saxe, Leonard, Elizabeth Tighe, Benjamin Phillips, and Charles Kadushin. (2007, January). Reconsidering the Size and Characteristics of the American Jewish Population. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Saxe, Leonard, Theodore Sasson, and Shahar Hecht. (2006, November). Israel at War: The Impact of Peer-Oriented Israel Programs on the Responses of American Jewish Young Adults. Waltham, Massachusetts: Steinhardt Social Research Institute/Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Saxe, Leonard, Theodore Sasson, and Shahar Hecht. (2006, June). Taglit-Birthright Israel: Impact on Jewish Identity, Peoplehood, and Connection to Israel. Waltham, Massachusetts: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


Shevitz, Susan and Rahel Wasserfall. (2006, October). Building Community in a Pluralist Jewish High School: Balancing Risk and Safety, Group and Individual in the Life of a School. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Tamir, Eran, Karen Hammerness, Bethamie Horowitz, and John Watzke. Choosing to Teach: Enacting Values in Practice. A Comparison of Beginning Teachers in Jewish, Catholic and Mission-Driven Public Schools. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Tanchel, Susie. (2006, July). Working Paper #6: A Judaism That Does Not Hide: Curricular Warrants For the Teaching of the Documentary Hypothesis in Community Jewish High Schools. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Redesigning Jewish Education for the 21st Century. (2007). New York:The Lippman Kanfer Institute: An Action Oriented Think Tank for Innovation in Jewish Learning and Engagement.


Wasserfall, Rahel and Susan Shevitz. (2006, September). The Language of Pluralism in a Jewish Day School. Waltham, Massachusetts: Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.


Wertheimer, Jack. (2007, March). Recent Trends in Supplementary Jewish Education. New York: The Avi Chai Foundation.



Dissertations:

 

Conyer, Bryan. (2006). Teaching Jewish Pluralism in a Sydney Jewish Day School. MEd., University of Sydney.


Goodman, Nina. (2007, May). Word-Reading Strategies: English-Speaking First Graders Learning Hebrew as a Second Language. Ph.D., Fordham University.


Lynn-Sachs, Michelle. (2007, July). Inside Sunday School: Cultural and Religious Logics at Work at the Intersection of Religion and Education. Ph.D., New York University.


Stern, Miriam Heller. (2007). Your Children - Will They Be Yours? Educational Strategies for Jewish Survival, The Central Jewish Institute, 1916-1944. Ph.D., Stanford University.  


Bloomberg, Linda Dale. (2006). Adult Learning and Distance Education: A Case Study of a Learning Community in Jewish Higher Education. Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University.

Updated: Mar. 25, 2008
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