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Raising Jewish Children: Research and Indications for Intervention

Our research suggests that there remain critical research gaps in the field of Jewish education. Some of the most crucial questions include:  What is the impact of post-denominational by design schools on Jewish identity? What is the relative impact of Jewish education versus family on Jewish identity? To what extent do Jewish educational enterprises focus on incorporating Jewish approaches to meaningful issues preoccupying contemporary Jewish students? Do traditional Jewish pedagogical techniques – argumentation, hevruta learning – increase Jewish identity? How do we overcome resistance to learning Hebrew?