Visions for Educational Philanthropy
Posted December 12, 2006
Most educational leaders and philanthropists who have focused on Jewish education are only planning for modest, incremental improvements rather than developing sweeping, national strategies.
This is for three reasons: First, there is no national vision of Jewish education to rally around. Second, there is a lack of confidence in the ability of the educational systems to really change because of entrenched cultures. Third, there is a large and growing gap between the understanding of the philanthropists and planners and the actual, evolving market itself, meaning the million Jewish kids and their households.
Achieving universal lifelong Jewish education is attainable in a decade…click for full article.