Philosophy and History of Jewish Education

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Course ID: Jewish Education 70201
Division: Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies
Program: Jewish Education (Undergraduate), Jewish Education (Graduate)

This foundational seminar will explore significant educational theories that have affected Jewish education in their historical contexts. Students will examine the works of major theorists in education and Jewish education, and discuss the ways in which Jewish educators in the Diaspora and in Israel adopted, adapted and reacted against the educational currents of their time. The class will be team taught by a professor of Jewish thought and a professor of education.