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The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910-1965 (Paperback)
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The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910-1965 (Paperback)

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Paperback 264 Pages / Published: 12/05/2011
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The conventional history of Jewish education in the United States focuses on the contributions of Samson Benderly and his male disciples. This volume tells a different story-the story of the women who either influenced or were influenced by Benderly or his closest friend, Mordecai Kaplan. Through ten portraits, the contributors illuminate the impact of these unheralded women who introduced American Jews to Hebraism and Zionism and laid the foundation for contemporary Jewish experiential education. Taken together, these ten portraits illuminate the important and hitherto unexamined contribution of women to the development of American Jewish education.

Publisher: University Press of New England
ISBN: 9781584658559
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 422 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education performs valuable service in recalling to life the central role women played in the development of American Jewish education in all its variety. Each essay makes a compelling case for the importance of an individual woman who, regardless of obstacles, offered her skills, talents, and ideas to a field where she could achieve success both for herself and her community. H-Net"
Ingall s research, along with that of the seven other essayists in this book, rights an historic wrong. Eleven impressive Jewish women have been brought back to life in the pages of this important collection of essays. Jewish Voice and Herald"
The book stands as an important contribution to the history of Jewish education in the United States. In particular, the biographies help to render a fuller picture of Jewish education as a field by examining the major contributions of significant women who were teachers, artists, writers, community activists, and organizational leaders. To understand this vital period in American Jewish history about which so many volumes have been devoted to the Benderly boys and their disciples it is essential we hear the voices of the creative and productive women of these decades. Ingall s volume has amplified those voices for all to hear. The American Jewish Archives Journal"
Experiences in the American hinterlands have influenced the lives of even inveterate New Yorkers; the artist and educator Temima Gezari, for example, born in Pinsk in 1905 and raised in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, road tripped to New Mexico with a couple of friends in 1931 to attend the Taos School of Art. Upon her return to New York and after some tutorials from Diego Rivera she painted the murals for Mordecai Kaplan s Society for the Advancement of Judaism. Gezari s pedagogical interventions are the subject of one of the essays in a 2010 collection edited by the Jewish Theological Seminary s Carol Ingall, newly available in a more affordable paperback, titled The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910-1965 (Brandeis, March). Other influential pedagogues and pioneers profiled here include Hadassah s Jessie Sampter, ardent Hebraist Anna G. Sherman, and Sadie Rose Weilerstein, author of the beloved K tonton books. Tablet"
"The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education performs valuable service in recalling to life the central role women played in the development of American Jewish education in all its variety. Each essay makes a compelling case for the importance of an individual woman who, regardless of obstacles, offered her skills, talents, and ideas to a field where she could achieve success both for herself and her community."--H-Net
"Ingall's research, along with that of the seven other essayists in this book, rights an historic wrong. Eleven impressive Jewish women have been brought back to life in the pages of this important collection of essays." --Jewish Voice and Herald
"The book stands as an important contribution to the history of Jewish education in the United States. In particular, the biographies help to render a fuller picture of Jewish education as a field by examining the major contributions of significant women who were teachers, artists, writers, community activists, and organizational leaders. To understand this vital period in American Jewish history--about which so many volumes have been devoted to the Benderly boys and their disciples--it is essential we hear the voices of the creative and productive women of these decades. Ingall's volume has amplified those voices for all to hear."--The American Jewish Archives Journal
"Experiences in the American hinterlands have influenced the lives of even inveterate New Yorkers; the artist and educator Temima Gezari, for example, born in Pinsk in 1905 and raised in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, road tripped to New Mexico with a couple of friends in 1931 to attend the Taos School of Art. Upon her return to New York--and after some tutorials from Diego Rivera--she painted the murals for Mordecai Kaplan's Society for the Advancement of Judaism. Gezari's pedagogical interventions are the subject of one of the essays in a 2010 collection edited by the Jewish Theological Seminary's Carol Ingall, newly available in a more affordable paperback, titled The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910-1965 (Brandeis, March). Other influential pedagogues and pioneers profiled here include Hadassah's Jessie Sampter, ardent Hebraist Anna G. Sherman, and Sadie Rose Weilerstein, author of the beloved K'tonton books."--Tablet

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