Jewish education and formation in Glasgow: a case study

McKinney, S.J. (2004) Jewish education and formation in Glasgow: a case study. Journal of Beliefs and Values, 25(1), pp. 31-41. (doi:10.1080/1361767042000198988)

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Abstract

This article explores the formational provision within a faith community when faith schooling ends at the primary stage. A case study, part of a larger multi-faith study, examined the Jewish community in the greater Glasgow area - a small, and shrinking, community with a long history of relatively peaceful integration but increasingly pressurised by secularisation, assimilation and emigration. There is a well-attended Jewish primary school, but no secondary school. A range of approaches to youth formation and education for children of secondary age has evolved--approaches linked to a variety of conceptions of Jewish identity. The aim, ultimately, is to include all Jewish children, no matter how they construct their Jewish identity, in the community.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McKinney, Professor Stephen
Authors: McKinney, S.J.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Creativity Culture and Faith
Journal Name:Journal of Beliefs and Values
Publisher:Routledge
ISSN:1361-7672
ISSN (Online):1469-9362
Published Online:22 January 2007

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