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Jewish Education Worldwide: Cross-Cultural…

Jewish Education Worldwide: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

by Harold Himmelfarb

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The 26 articles and commentaries collected in this volume identify the major issues in Jewish education in North and Latin America, South Africa and Australia, Western and Eastern Europe, the Muslim countries, and Israel. Jewish Education Worldwide contains quantitative data on Diaspora Jewish populations and on their Jewish educational systems, presenting statistics on enrollment trends, school characteristics, hours of Jewish and secular studies, and ideological orientation. Contents: A Cross-Cultural View of Jewish Education, by Harold S. Himmelfarb; Demography and Jewish Education in the Diaspora, by Sergio DellaPergola and Uziel O. Schmelz; Strangers to the Tradition: Idea and Constraint in American Jewish Education, by Walter I. Ackerman; Jewish Education in Canada, by Jerome Kutnick; and Jewish Education in Argentina, by Ya'acov Rubel.

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