Researching the Field

Community Hebrew High Schools

In 2005 the Institute for Informal Jewish Education (IJE) worked with the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies to survey Community Hebrew High Schools across North America. Download the summary of the findings. (PDF)

Jewish Teens in North America

In 2000, the IJE sponsored, in partnership with the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis, the most extensive and in-depth empirical study of Jewish teens in North America to date. This study reveals a far more accurate picture than we have had of how Jewish teens view themselves, their world and their Jewish interests.

For ease of downloading, the Jewish Adolescent Study has been broken into three parts. You will need all three for the complete report. You may also download just the executive summary.

Full Report

Executive Summary