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Dr. Pilch Discusses Responsibilities of U.S. Jewish Teachers

The teacher in the American Jewish school is responsible for imparting a community consciousness to his students, Dr. Judah Pilch, executive director of the American Association for Jewish Education, today told a special two-week workshop on Israel sponsored by the American Association, in cooperation with the Department of Education and Culture of the Jewish Agency.

Dr. Pilch said that the term “Jewish community” in present day life implies an attachment to the local community as well as an identification with Jews throughout the world, especially in Israel. “We of the Jewish community, through our schools, should foster this inter-Jewish solidarity,” he concluded.