“Experiential Jewish Education Is Not a Separate Field,” by Mark S. Young, Program Coordinator of the Experiential Learning Initiative

"I've been reading with intrigue the responses to the Yeshiva University (YU) study on Mapping the Goals of Experiential Jewish Education (EJE) the past several weeks on eJewish Philanthropy. I commend our YU partners on our Jim Joseph Foundation educational grant, and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) for that matter as well, for raising the profile of EJE with both energy and gusto these past four years. This recent series also highlights an important question about the trajectory of EJE: should EJE, as the study suggests, be maintained as a separate field?"

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