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Connecting Research to Practice

July 18, 2016

On The AVI CHAI Foundation blog, CASJE co-chair Dr. Michael Feuer recently shared insights about CASJE and its potential for future impact on the field. 

A dedicated community of scholars, education leaders, and funders is working to build new bridges and roads to connect good research to the problems and challenges of Jewish education. This vision forms the basic rationale for CASJE – the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education. At the risk of overdoing the transportation metaphor, CASJE aims to repave – and in some cases lay down –  pathways connecting rigorous scholarship to the improvement of practice. It is a complex undertaking, motivated by the increasing awareness that researchers, practitioners, and funders from the private and public sectors can benefit from intensified efforts to leverage each other’s work for their collective benefit.

Read Dr. Feuer's full blog here