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Towards Building A Profession: Characteristics Of Contemporary Educators In American Jewish Schools

@inproceedings{Gamoran1999TowardsBA,
  title={Towards Building A Profession: Characteristics Of Contemporary Educators In American Jewish Schools},
  author={Adam Gamoran and Ellen B. Goldrini and Billie Anne Robinson},
  year={1999}
}
Ever since Jewish education confronted modernity on the shores of North America early in the twentieth century, reformers have dreamed of a "profession" of Jewish education. One advocate of change was Emanuel Gamoran, a student of John Dewey at Teachers College, Columbia University, and the first director of education for the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the Reform Movement in the U.S. In his first year on the job he wrote (1924, p.5): 
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