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Books and Materials for the Joint Education Symposium, November 2009

Books and Articles

  • Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives , by John Palfrey and Urs Gasser. Basic Books, 2008.
  • Connections and Journeys: Assessing Critical Opportunities for Enhancing Jewish Identity. A Report to the Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal, UJA-Federation of New York” by Bethamie Horowitz. September 2003
  • Informal Education and Jewish Identity Development,” by Bethamie Horowitz in Sh’ma, 2001.
  • Jewish Educational Leadership, Winter 2009 (7:2) Building Jewish Identity: Selfhood and Peoplehood.
  • Jewish Identities in Action: An Exploration of Models, Metaphors, and Methods” in Journal of Jewish Education, 74:115-143, 2008. By Stuart Charme, Bethamie Horowitz, Tali Hyman and Jeffrey M. Kress.
  • The Jew Within: Self, Family, and Community in America , by Steven M. Cohen and Arnold M. Eisen. Indiana University Press, 2000.
  • Families, Schools, and Communities: Together for Young Children, by Donna Couchenour and Kent Chrisman. Canada: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2004.
  • The Six Stages of Parenthood, by Ellen Galinsky. Massachusetts: Perseus Books, 1987.
  • The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, by Wendy Mogel. New York: Penguin Compass, 2001
  • Jewish Lives, Jewish Learning: Adult Jewish Learning in Theory and Practice, by Diane Tickton Schuster. New York: UAHC Press, 2003
  • "Meet the Real You" in Encounters by Rabi Aryeh Kaplan, Moznaim Publishing Corporation, New York, 1990, pp. 1-3
  • "Self-Worth: The Pot That Nobody Watches" in Peoplemaking by Virginia Satir, Science and Behavior Books, Inc., California, 1972, pp. 5-7
  • "Laying a Foundation for Positive Self-esteem" in Pathways to Competence: Encouraging Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children by Sarah Landy, Brookes Publishing Company, 2002, pp. 9-16
  • "Beliefs: the Heart of Teaching" by Sue Vartuli in Young Children, Vol. 60 No. 5, NAEYC, Washington, D.C., September 2005, pp. 17-23
  • Jewish hipsters celebrate outsider identity”, by Lisa Alcalay Klug.  San Francisco Chronicle. December 25, 2005. 
  • Ten Days of Birthright Israel: A Journey in Young Adult Identity, by Leonard Saxe and Barry Chazan. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2008. 
  • Beyond Distancing: Young Adult American Jews and Their Alienation from Israel,” by Steven M. Cohen and Ari Y. Kelman. New York: The Jewish Identity Project of Reboot. 2007.
  • Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe, by Lisa Alcalay Klug. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008.
  • "Study: US youth differ in perception of Jewish identity", by Ynetnews. October 21, 2009.


“Immersion and Identity” by Rabbi Ethan Tucker. Keynote address delivered at the 7th annual Camp Conference of the Grinspoon Institute for Jewish Philanthropy, November 23, 2008:

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