Guiding Research.
Informing Investment.
Advancing Jewish Education.

CASJE is an evolving community dedicated to improving the quality of knowledge used to guide Jewish education. 

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researchers

CASJE coordinates the efforts of researchers and leaders in Jewish education, focusing research teams on pressing issues facing the field.

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funders

CASJE supports philanthropic decision-making guided by sound evidence and promotes funding that leads to useable research.

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Practitioners

CASJE engages practitioners to share their experiences and inform the design of agendas for research.

CASJE will present findings during a webinar series for Jewish Early Childhood Leaders, "Leadership in the COVID-19…

Researchers who study school leadership use time-use research to understand in what ways school leaders spend their…

First in a series, this brief reports on findings from a secondary analysis of data collected for CASJE’s Jewish…

By Dr. Arielle Levites, CASJE Managing Director

When my youngest child started preschool she cried all day…

These are trying and unsettling times. Mandatory closures, bans on in-person gatherings, and stay-at-home orders…

Along with its increasing popularity come some significant challenges, such as finding qualified educators to run…

Home Testimonial

Our founder, William Davidson, understood the lifelong impact Jewish education can have on an individual and a community. Mr. Davidson supported various causes for many decades, including those that benefited individual Jewish day schools and communities, as well as larger opportunities to professionalize the field of Jewish education.  This grant—to understand how to attract and retain the best educators—positions us to expand upon his vision.

Menachem “Manny” Menchel, program officer for Jewish Education at the William Davidson Foundation