A course in “Principles and Problems of Jewish Education in America” is to be given at Teachers College of Columbia University during the coming year. This course which is at present being given every other year as a regular course of the Department of Religious Education of Teachers College, will be taught by Israel S. Chipkin, Educational Director of the Jewish Education Association for the last ten years.
Mr. Chipkin has made surveys of Jewish education in a number of cities, and has written on Jewish education. He is a former president of the National Council of Jewish Education, and is also Registrar and Instructor in Education at the Israel Friedlaender Classes of the Seminary College of Jewish Studies.
This course is designed to familiarize students interested in Jewish education with achievements and tendencies in Jewish education in the United States during the past two decades.