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In order to reverse the loss of Jewish boys after bar mitzvah, Moving Traditions has just released the comprehensive report, Engaging Jewish Teenage Boys: A Call to Action, offering Seven Lessons and Seven Principles to help Jewish educators, funders and parents more effectively reach teenage boys. The report is distilled from three years of research, 40 focus groups with Jewish boys, and program development, and grows out of the success of Moving Traditions' work with adolescent girls through Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!
Updated: Nov. 16, 2010
A study based on nearly fifty in-depth interviews with Modern Orthodox men and women in Israel showed marked differences between men's and women's educational experiences in the realm of sexuality. While female interviewees often reported that throughout their schooling there were many negative messages about sexuality delivered by teachers and conveyed through the culture, none of the interviewed men reported the same kind of powerful messages in high school. The educational messages and the experiences they inform are powerfully different for men and women who studied in the religious educational system both in Israel and North America.
Updated: Sep. 22, 2008
This article surveys the literature on learning differences between men and women and discusses the specific implications for the education of Jewish women. It examines learning differences between men and women relating to cognition, personality development and religious identity. The changing role of the modern Orthodox woman and its ramifications for her educational needs are also discussed.
Updated: Sep. 21, 2008