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Samson, Maxim G. M. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2019
Faith schools are often perceived as restricting students' autonomy through inculcating a single religious ideology and compelling participation in collective worship. Based on interviews and focus groups with parents, students and senior staff, this article investigates how England's one pluralist Jewish secondary school has, in contrast,…
Descriptors: Judaism, Religious Education, Personal Autonomy, Religious Factors
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Reingold, Matt – Journal of Jewish Education, 2018
Over the course of the 2015-2016 academic year, 12th-grade students at a Jewish high school in Canada participated in a research study that assessed how they integrated morally complex narratives in Israel's past into their own relationship with the country. This article presents material based on how students reacted to learning that some Jewish…
Descriptors: Jews, Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Grade 12
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Katz, Meredith L.; Kress, Jeffrey S. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2018
This study investigates the Jewish history engagement for middle school students "playing" in the Jewish Court of All Time (JCAT), an online simulation of a current events court case with historical roots (http://jcat.icsmich.org). Through an online platform across several schools, students research and play historical and current…
Descriptors: Jews, History, Middle School Students, Computer Simulation
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Aharon, Nettie; Pomson, Alex – Journal of Jewish Education, 2018
Jewish overnight summer camp has been touted as an especially well-suited venue for Israel education. This article brings an institutional lens to test this proposition. Data come from the survey responses of 1,382 campers, CITs, and staff at 12 overnight and day camps. We find that Israel education does indeed occur almost anywhere at camp. At…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Jews, Judaism, Foreign Countries
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Abramovich, Samuel – Journal of Jewish Education, 2017
For Jewish education, digital badges can provide an alternative to traditional assessments. However, the emerging research on badges suggests a complex relationship between learning opportunities, the learner, and the design of the badge. An investigation of a digital badge system at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish middle and high school for girls…
Descriptors: Jews, Judaism, High School Students, Females
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Rector-Aranda, Amy; Raider-Roth, Miriam; Glaser, Noah; Behrman, Matthew – Journal of Jewish Education, 2017
This study explores the relationship between character selection and student engagement in the Jewish Court of All Time (JCAT), an online and classroom-based role-playing simulation of a current events court case with Jewish historical roots. Analyzing students' responses to three questions posed in an out-of-character JCAT discussion forum, we…
Descriptors: Jews, Teaching Methods, Role Playing, Simulation
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Hirsch, Miriam – Journal of Jewish Education, 2017
This article is based upon a qualitative research study that examined 95 school stories written by Jewish female teacher candidates in an undergraduate education course. Many candidates wrote inspirational or humorous stories about growth and development or a special teacher. However, over one third of the narratives described painful Jewish day…
Descriptors: Judaism, Day Schools, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education
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Thomas, Paul – Journal of Jewish Education, 2016
This study explores high school students' views of Jews in one minority-dominated school in Oslo, Norway. Employing a qualitative approach, semistructured interview guides and classroom-based discussions teased out attitudes toward Jews drawing on questions from a nationwide research conducted by The Center for Studies of the Holocaust and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Social Discrimination, Case Studies
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Aaron, Scott – Journal of Jewish Education, 2015
The positive impact on the Jewish Identity Development of Jewish Emerging Adults of both the 10 day trips to Israel popularly known as Birthright trips and the service learning trips commonly known as Alternative Spring Breaks has been well-documented. However, the mechanics of how this positive impact occurs has not been well-understood. This…
Descriptors: Jews, Judaism, Grounded Theory, Self Concept
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Katzin, Ori – Journal of Jewish Education, 2015
This article presents findings from a longitudinal qualitative study that examined teaching approaches of neophyte teachers in Israel during their 4-year exclusive teachers' training program for teaching Jewish subjects and first two years of teaching. The program wanted to promote change in secular pupils' attitudes toward Jewish subjects. We…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Jews, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs
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Backenroth, Ofra; Sinclair, Alex – Journal of Jewish Education, 2015
In this article we analyze moviemaking as a unique pedagogy that is used in a preservice semester in Israel program for the preparation of Israel educators: Students create their own short films about an aspect of Israeli society and/or their relationship with it. We analyze the students' movies, together with students' reflective papers about the…
Descriptors: Films, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education
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Muszkat-Barkan, Michal; Grant, Lisa D. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2015
This research explores the impact of a year studying in Israel on Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) rabbinical students' emotional connection toward and knowledge about the State of Israel and the Jewish People. We want to better understand the students' beliefs, ideas, and behaviors that emerge from their experience…
Descriptors: Jews, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Judaism
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Gesser-Edelsburg, Anat – Journal of Jewish Education, 2012
Following the political assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, in 1998 Israel's national theater Habimah produced the play "Civil War." The play addressed the religious/hawkish-secular/dovish rift in Israel through a critical reading of events from Jewish history and raises the potential of civil war and political violence in…
Descriptors: Jews, Foreign Countries, War, Current Events
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Pomson, Alex; Held, Daniel – Journal of Jewish Education, 2012
This article takes up categories from literature on political and civic engagement to help make sense of data collected from interviews with 40 American Jewish day high school students about what they think and feel about Israel. Viewed through a set of lenses that distinguish between the manifestations and motivations of political and civic…
Descriptors: Jews, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries, Literature
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Zakai, Sivan – Journal of Jewish Education, 2011
The Naphtali Herz Imber Jewish Day School proudly proclaimed its commitment to Israel, yet many of its students experienced profound ambivalence toward the Jewish State. Why? The school was committed to a series of contradictory values which surfaced in its approach to Israel education. This article outlines three distinct yet interrelated…
Descriptors: Expertise, Jews, Day Schools, Foreign Countries
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