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The only separate listings have been made for the more important
items found in the year books of the proceedings of the several
rabbinic bodies.
PHILOSOPHY OF JEWISH EDUCATION
B
e r k s o n
,
Isaac B.,
Theories of Americanization. New York, Teachers College,
Columbia University, 1920. 226 pp. Discussion of various theories of ethnic
adjustment and presentation of the community theory as offering a basis for
Jewish adjustment on the principles of cultural pluralism.
D
i n i n
, S
a m u e l
,
Judaism in a Changing Civilization. New York, Teachers College,
Columbia University, 1933. 213 pp.
An attempt to explain the current
theories of Jewish survival, an evaluation of democracy as related to basic
Jewish values, and the drawing of implications for a theory of Jewish educa-
tion in a changing democratic civilization.
G
a m o r a n
, E
m a n u e l
,
Changing Conceptions in Jewish Education. New York,
The Macmillan Company, 1924. 239 pp.
Book one: A history of Jewish
education, mainly in Russia and Poland. Book Two: An analysis of the
method to be pursued in constructing a curriculum for the American Jewish
school, including criteria, classification of Jewish values, and the application
of the criteria to the traditional Jewish subjects.
J
e w i s h
E
d u c a t i o n
i n
t h e
U
n i t e d
S
t a t e s
C
h i p k i n
, I
s r a e l
S., Twenty-five Years of Jewish Education in the United States.
New York, Jewish Education Association, 1937. 116 pp.
A study of the
problem of Jewish education in general as well as of specific facts and trends
in regard to enrollment, teachers, finances, centralizing agencies, types of
school, etc.
D
u s h k i n
, A
l e x a n d e r
M., “The Profession of Jewish Education and Its Relation
to the Rabbinate,” in
Year Book
,
Central Conference of American Rabbis
,
Volume XLI, 1931. Pp. 400 ff.
Indicates the need for professionally trained
educators, a fact which rabbis must make clear to their congregations. The
rabbis must cooperate with the educator in spite of differences in the inter-
pretation of Judaism.
G
a m o r a n
, E
m a n u e l
,
Jewish Education in the United States. Cincinnati, Union
of American Hebrew Congregations. 24 pp.
Discusses aims of Jewish edu-
cation, gives an historical sketch of education in ancient times as well as in the
modern United States, describes the present status of Jewish education, and
lists some of the present problems.
Jewish Education in the United States, a symposium. New York, National Council
of Jewish Women, 1935. 43 pp.
Pamphlet includes four addresses: “Aims
of Jewish Education in America,” by Mordecai M..Kaplan; “Jewish Education
in the United States,” by Samson Benderly; “The Current Year in Jewish
Education,” by A. H. Friedland; “Toward an American Jewish School,” by
Jacob S. Golub.
R
o s e n
, B
e n
,
“Education, Review of the Year 5702,” in
American Jewish Year
Book
, Volume 44. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1943. Pp. I l l ff.
A review of the educational activities of national and local organizations in
the fields of adult, youth, and child education.
A
d m i n i s t r a t i o n
, E
t c
.
D
i n i n
, S
a m u e l
,
School Assemblies. New York, Bureau of Jewish Education.
14 pp. Mimeographed. Tells why, when, how, how often, and by whom
school assemblies should be conducted.
F
r a n z b l a u
, A
b r a h am
N.,
A n
Introduction to Jewish Religious Education. Cin-
cinnati, Hebrew Union College, 1937. 78 pp. Mimeographed.
A syllabus
with reading assignments, including an analysis of the Jewish school and its
curriculum, of man’s capacity for learning, and the laws and conditions govern-
ing effective learning in the light of newer ideas of education.
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