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In 2013, Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston convened a task force of Jewish early childhood professionals to acquire a better understanding of how local families raising Jewish children choose preschools. The task force worked with Professor Mark I. Rosen of Brandeis University to design a study to answer this question. Over 1,400 families completed a comprehensive survey, and the data were analyzed to compare four distinct groups.
Updated: Jan. 20, 2016
Teaching at preschools and kindergartens is among the most gender-segregated professions in the United States: 97.8% of teachers are female, according to 2013 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While no comprehensive statistics exist for Jewish institutions, they appear to mirror the national trend. However, experts and educators agree that their presence is beneficial for children, co-workers and parents alike. It might even be vital for the future of Judaism.
Updated: Aug. 06, 2014
In this article, research on the Jewish Early Childhood Education Initiative (JECEI) is presented. JECEI was selected for study because JECEI early childhood programs are characterized by healthy relationships, the capacity to successfully promote children’s learning and development, and the engagement of families in the work of school improvement.
Updated: Jun. 19, 2012
Adain Lo supports a network of Jewish nursery schools and kindergartens in Russia, as an effective means of attracting young families to the Jewish community. Adain Lo is currently working with schools and kindergartens in seven districts of St.Petersburg. The educational curriculum is specially designed for high quality education and to develop the children`s personality through creative work. All the children have eight hours a week of Jewish education - classes in Hebrew, Jewish music, Jewish visual art, and tradition.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2009