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Hebrew’s Unique Shape of Letters, Roots of Words, and Other Defining Characteristics Examined in New Literature Review from CASJE

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

CASJE today released the final piece in its literature review series exploring what recent research about heritage, second, and foreign language learning means for the teaching and learning of Hebrew... Read

CASJE at the Conference of The Council for Hebrew Language and Culture in North America

December 3, 2017
December 3, 2017
DoubleTree Hotel
128 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ 07114

At the December 2017 conference of The Council for Hebrew Language and Culture in North America, Chad Walker and CASJE Board Member Dr. Sharon Avni presented on CASJE's recently commissioned... Read

New Report on Outcomes and Economic Returns from Early Childhood Programs

November 29, 2017
November 29, 2017

A new report from the RAND Corporation examines evaluations of early childhood programs and synthesizes their results to better understand program outcomes, costs, and benefits.  Read

Planning Grant for Hebrew Language Education

November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017

CASJE is undertaking a planning process to explore questions with greatest promise for helping to build the Hebrew language education field. Read

CASJE Releases RFP for Research That Will Influence the Practice of Jewish Education

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

CASJE released a request for proposals (RFP) to promote research that can make a difference in how Jewish education is practiced. Three grants, up to $30,000 each, will be awarded to stimulate time-... Read

Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education Welcomes Charles “Chip” Edelsberg, Ph.D., to its Board

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017

CASJE, the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, today announced that Chip Edelsberg, PhD, is joining its board. Edelsberg previously was the founding executive director of the Jim... Read

Reflections on CASJE’s Emerging Scholars Seminar and NRJE’s 2017 Conference

July 18, 2017
July 18, 2017

Editor’s Note: At the 2017 NRJE/ASSSJ Conference, CASJE again supported a seminar/workshop for emerging scholars--ten doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers were joined by a group of... Read

Reflecting on CASJE’s 2017 Emerging Scholars Seminar

June 13, 2017
June 13, 2017

At the 2017 NRJE/ASSSJ Conference, CASJE again supported a seminar/workshop for emerging scholars--ten doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers were joined by a group of mentors. Together... Read

Why CASJE? - Benjamin M. Jacobs

May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017

In "Why CASJE?," members of CASJE's Board of Directors share why they became involved in Jewish education, how they see CASJE as contributing to the field, and other insights related... Read

New Project Will Explore How Jewish Early Childhood Education Can be a Gateway for Ongoing Involvement in Jewish Life

April 20, 2017

CASJE has announced the next steps in its long-term research project to explore how Jewish early childhood education can serve as a gateway for deeper and more sustained involvement in Jewish life.... Read

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