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Visions of Jewish education [electronic resource] / edited by Seymour Fox, Israel Scheffler, Daniel Marom.

Contributor(s): Fox, Seymour | Scheffler, Israel | Marom, Daniel, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 352 p.).ISBN: 0511061889 (electronic bk.); 9780511061882 (electronic bk.); 0511070349 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511070341 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Jews -- Education -- Philosophy | Juifs -- �Education -- Philosophie | EDUCATION -- Students & Student Life | Onderwijs | Jodendom | Theorie�enGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Visions of Jewish education.DDC classification: 371.82992/4 Other classification: 81.89 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part I. The Vision Project. 1. Envisioning Jewish education -- 2. The project in operation -- 3. Six visions : an overview -- Part II. 4. Visions in detail. What must a Jew study and why? / Isadore Twersky -- 5. Jewish studies in Israel from a liberal-secular perspective / Menachem Brinker -- 6. We are as those who dream : an agenda for an ideal Jewish education / Moshe Greenberg -- 7. Reflections on the educated Jew from the perspective of reform Judaism / Michael A. Meyer -- 8. Educated Jews : common elements / Michael Rosenak -- 9. The concept of the educated person : with some applications to Jewish education / Israel Scheffler -- Part III. Visions in Context -- 10. The art of translation / Seymour Fox -- 11. Before the gates of the school : an experiment in developing educational vision from practice / Daniel Marom -- Conclusion : the courage to envision.
Summary: Six leading scholars - representing Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and secular perspectives - address the challenges of the open society to Jewish continuity by considering visions of Jewish education appropriate for our time and circumstances. The book emphasizes the continuity of theory and practice, translating theory into practice.
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Part I. The Vision Project. 1. Envisioning Jewish education -- 2. The project in operation -- 3. Six visions : an overview -- Part II. 4. Visions in detail. What must a Jew study and why? / Isadore Twersky -- 5. Jewish studies in Israel from a liberal-secular perspective / Menachem Brinker -- 6. We are as those who dream : an agenda for an ideal Jewish education / Moshe Greenberg -- 7. Reflections on the educated Jew from the perspective of reform Judaism / Michael A. Meyer -- 8. Educated Jews : common elements / Michael Rosenak -- 9. The concept of the educated person : with some applications to Jewish education / Israel Scheffler -- Part III. Visions in Context -- 10. The art of translation / Seymour Fox -- 11. Before the gates of the school : an experiment in developing educational vision from practice / Daniel Marom -- Conclusion : the courage to envision.

Six leading scholars - representing Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and secular perspectives - address the challenges of the open society to Jewish continuity by considering visions of Jewish education appropriate for our time and circumstances. The book emphasizes the continuity of theory and practice, translating theory into practice.

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