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Studies in Jewish Education VII: The Beginnings of Jewish Educational Institutions

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Front Matter Front Flap Half Title Page Title page Copyright page Dedication page Table of Contents THE CONTRIBUTORSFOREWORDINTRODUCTIONContents I. FORMAL EDUCATION 1. ElementaryJEWISH SCHOOL [NO. 51] TALI-CHERNOWITZ - Gila KatzA JEWISH DAY SCHOOL IN FRANCE - Yehudit Kessary2. Secondary NACH PALÄSTINA DURCH WIRBALLEN - A HEBREW GYMNASIUM IN LITHUANIA - Walter AckermanIMMANUEL COLLEGE: THE BEGINNINGS OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROJECT - Simon CaplanThe Story In OutlineWhat was the Original Plan behind the Project and to what extent is Immanuel College Today a Reflection of that Plan?On SelectivityOn Time Devoted to Jewish StudiesOn Segregation of the SexesOn PersonnelImmanuel College in Relation to the Aspirations of its Founders — The Overt Plan Immanuel College in Relation to the Aspirations of its Founders — The Covert Plan What Obstacles Stood Between the Plan For the School and its Realization? The Difficulty in Acquiring a SiteThe Financial IssueOpposition Within the CommunityImplementing the Full ConceptImmanuel College Today: A Brief Postscript WOMEN'S WISDOM HAS BUILT ITS HOME— A HIGHLY PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE PELECH EXPERIMENT - Alice ShalviGenesisExodusWandering in the WildernessExpulsion from EdenThe View from Nebo3. HigherSOF MA'ASEH BEMAHSHEVA — ORIGINS AT THE HEBREW UNION COLLEGE: THE CASE OF THE RHEA HIRSCH SCHOOL - William CutterFirst Lore And Early RealitySupply and DemandTurning PointsThe Affective Education MovementThe Year In IsraelNational Planning MeetingsLay ResponsibilityMUSEThe Resignation of the Founding DirectorThe Age of the Grant: Wexner, Lilly and Covenant, Avihai, Cummings and The Council for Initiatives in Jewish EducationThe Weighty QuestionWhich is the Stone to Reject/Who is the Builder?PETERSBURG JEWISH UNIVERSITY — NEW BEGINNINGS - Dmitri ElyashevichAppendix - Programs and Projects of the Petersburg Jewish University 1993-94 Academic YearTHE PARDES INSTITUTE: AN EXPERIMENT IN OPEN-ENDED RELIGIOUS EDUCATION FOR ADULTS - Michael SwirskyII. INFORMAL EDUCATION CAMP RAMAH: ORIGINS, PROBLEMS, AND PARTIAL SOLUTIONS - Pamela Jay GottfriedNESIYA — AN ISRAEL EXPERIENCE - Charles HermanThe First NesiyaFinding WaysText and Context: Studying Judaism in IsraelBuilding Community through the ArtsRenewing Spirituality through the Group and the ArtsToward a Philosophy of Jewish RenewalExploring Personal RelevanceIntegrating Knowledge with ExperienceTaking Israel HomeThe Nesiya ModelArts and Cultural ExperiencesStudy of Jewish TextsBuilding CommunityService and Work ExperiencesOutdoor AdventureThe Next Ten Years — Looking Back and AheadIDEALS, TENACITY AND YOUTH — THE CENTRO HEBREO IONA - Gustavo Daniel PerednikA Subject Deserving of StudyWhy Did it all Start?The General ContextAnti-SemitismThe Founders' NeedReturn to Jewish SourcesActive ZionismFreedom of the Individual as a Supreme ValueIn the BeginningThe Attempt to Make a New Movement out of RamáhIoná is BornA Successful DeliveryBirth PangsConsolidationLegitimacyReal Attraction PowerConvictionActivismPride in BelongingFlexibilityIoná's CreationsFrustrations of IonáWith HindsightThe Kemakh for Our TorahTension Between the Old and NewIoná in IsraelEvaluation of the Organization's ImportanceIII. NETWORKS AND ORGANIZATIONS THE EMPOWERMENT OF THE JEWISH TEACHER: FOUNDING OF THE COALITION FOR ALTERNATIVES IN JEWISH EDUCATION - Cherie Koller-FoxA New Generation of Jewish EducatorsThe Political and Cultural Climate of the Seventies: The Background for the Emergence of CAJEOur Personal PathsThe Planning of the Brown ConferenceThe Brown ConferenceThe CAJE Conference Program ModelThe Educational Theory of the Conference and its Implications for the Field of Jewish EducationThe Founding of CAJE at RochesterThe Political Climate of Jewish Education at the Birth of CAJEThe Third Conference at Irvine, CaliforniaThe Fourth Conference: Rutgers University, New JerseyRegionalization: Santa Barbara and Oberlin — Years 5 and 6CAJE's Coining of Age — The End of the Total Volunteer OrganizationAccolades, Critiques, and an Eye to the FutureAppendix A - Declaration on Jewish Education: Highest Domestic Priority Appendix ? - BallotAppendix C - AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JEWISH EDUCATIONAppendix D - TASK FORCE PROPOSALS: PASSEDTHE TALI SCHOOLS - Lee LevineBeginningsHistoryIdeologyIntellectual-Cognitive DimensionExperiential DimensionValue EducationAn Integrative ApproachToward the FutureTeacher TrainingCurriculum DevelopmentParental InvolvementThe TALI School as an Educational UnitSelected BibliographyBAIS YA'AKOV AS AN INNOVATION IN JEWISH WOMEN'S EDUCATION: A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE - Deborah WeissmanHEBREW SECTIONBack Flap Back Cover
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