Annual Research Update - 2005

From Section:
Trends in Jewish Education
Sep. 17, 2005

Source: Journal of Jewish Education, Volume 71, Issue 3 September 2005 , pages 325 – 333


Each year, the Journal of Jewish Education publishes an annotated bibliography of research in Jewish education that has been produced in the past year. (This first update includes research produced from 2003-2005.) Criteria for listing in the annual update include that the research contains data relevant to Jewish education and that a report on the research is available to scholars, either online or through the author and/or sponsoring agency. The following items are annotated in the article.


Balakian, Erica, Thomas Murphy, & Dara Grantham Wright. (2003, December 12). Consulting Report: Jewish Day School Education in San Diego County.


Beck, Pearl (Principal Investigator). (2005, June). A Flame Still Burns: The Dimensions and Determinants of Jewish Identity Among Young Adult Children of the Intermarried. Findings and Policy Implications. New York: Jewish Outreach Institute.


Cohen, Steven M. (2005, March 4). Poll: Attachment of U.S. Jews to Israel Falls in Past 2 Years. The Forward. Conducted by the Jewish-Zionist Education Department of the Jewish Agency for Israel,


Cohen, Steven M. & Michelle Lynn-Sachs. (2005, January 9). The RE-IMAGINE Project of New York: Assessing a Collaborative Intervention in Five Congregations. Report to the Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal (COJIR). New York: The UJA Federation of New York.


Cohen, Tamara, Jill Hammer; Rona Shapiro. (2005, January). Listen to Her Voice: The Ma'yan Report. Assessing the Experiences of Women in the Jewish Community and their Relationships to Feminism.


Continental Council for Jewish Day School Education, A JESNA/UJC Initiative. (2003, June). Day School Tuition Subvention, Reduction and Scholarship Programs. Affordability Working Group Project, Billie Gold and Robert Aronson, (Co-Chairs).


Dobbs, Steven Mark, Gary A. Tobin, & Zev Hymovitz. (2004). The Development of Professional Leadership in the Jewish Community. San Francisco: Institute for Jewish and Community Research.


Helmreich, William B. Long-Range Effects of the March of the Living on Participants.


Immerman, Robert A., & Andrea Kantor Jacobs. Jewish Cleveland 2004 - A Demographic Profile of our Community Survey. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland and the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University.


Jacobs, Marcia. (2003, July). The Jewish Academy of Metropolitan Detroit: the Experience of the Pioneering Graduating Class.


Kelner, Shaul, Michael Rabkin, Leonard Saxe, & Carl Sheingold. (2005). The Jewish Sector's Worforce: Report of a Six-Community Study. Los Angeles, CA: Professional Leaders Project.


Keysar, Ariela, & Barry A. Kosmin. (2004). "Eight Up": The College Years. The Jewish Engagement of Young Adults Raised in Conservative Synagogues, 1995-2003. New York: The Jewish Theological Seminary of America.


Lieberman Research Worldwide. Understanding the Needs of Jewish Parents in Greater Boston to More Effectively Market Day Schools.


Mayer, Egon. (2003, November). Parental Perspectives on Jewish Education in the United States: A Study of An Oft-Neglected Stakeholder Group. New York: Center for Jewish Studies, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.


NJPS Special Reports


Cohen, Steven M. (2004, April). Jewish Educational Background: Trends and Variations Among Jewish Adults. Report 1.

Cohen, Steven M., & Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz. (2004, July). The Impact of Childhood Jewish Education on Adults' Jewish Identity: Schooling, Israel Travel, Camping and Youth Groups. Report 3.

Kotler-Berkowitz, Laurence. (2005, May). The Jewish Education of Jewish Children: Formal Schooling, Early Childhood Programs and Informal Experiences. Report 11.


OMG! How Generation Y is Redefining Faith in the iPod Era. Reboot.

Rosen, Mark I., Lucy Lorin, & Naomi Bar-Yam. (2004, December). Raising Jewish Babies: Community-Based Programs for New Jewish Parents. Waltham, MA: Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University.

Sales, Amy L. (2004, March). The Congregations of Westchester. Waltham, MA: Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University.

Saxe, Leonard, Charles Kadushin, Shahar Hecht, Mark I. Rosen, Benjamin Phillips, & Shaul Kelner. (2004, November) Evaluating birthright israel: Long-Term Impact and Recent Findings. Waltham, MA: Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University.

Schaap, Eli. Early Childhood Jewish Education and Profiles of its Educators: the Number of Students and Teachers within Jewish Education in the United States.

Schaap, Eli. & Roberta Louis Goodman. (2004, November). Recruitment of College Students into the Field of Jewish Education: A Study of the CAJE Schusterman College Program Alumni (1990-2003). New York. (Revised May 2005.)

Schick, Marvin. (2005, January). A Census of Jewish Day Schools in the United States 2003-2004. New York: The Avi Chai Foundation.

Schick, Marvin. (2003, September). The Impact of the Economic Downturn on Jewish Day Schools. New York: The Avi Chai Foundation.

Smith, Tom. (2005). Jewish Distinctiveness in America: A Statistical Portrait. New York: American Jewish Committee.

Stodolsky, Susan S., Gail Z. Dorph, Sharon Feiman Nemser, & Shirah Hecht. Boston MTEI: Leading the Way to a New Vision for Teachers and Schools. A Project Report 2002-2004.

Ukeles, Jack, & Ron Miller. Jewish Community Study of New York 2002.

Vogelstein, Ilene. (2004, April). Defining Excellence in Early Childhood Jewish Education, Executive Summary, New York: Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE). Report written by The Center for Applied Child Development Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development Tufts University, Medford, MA.

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