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  • Jewish studies professors are struggling, survey finds

    September 22, 2015 | 10:26 am

    Student enrollment in Jewish studies classes is declining, and newly minted Jewish studies professors are having a significantly harder time finding tenure-track positions, a new survey found.

    More than half of those who earned their doctorates since 2010 are looking to change...

  • Education in the synagogue should aim for enhanced Jewish living

    By Rabbi Michael Weinberg

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    For professors in a university's Judaic studies program, Jewish literacy appears to be a straightforward proposition. They can insist on prerequisites, delineate academic standards, articulate a curriculum, impose the extrinsic motivation of grades and design objective tests of...