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 commissions Child Trends and team from Brandeis University for major study on engaging Jewish families with…

This year marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Jewish education. A few weeks ago, …

Day school lay and professional leaders are invited to explore the findings and possible implications of the…

by Ellen Goldring and Susan Kardos

We all know that school leadership matters. Many know this from personal…

Washington, DC -- CASJE (the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education) today released the second of three…

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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