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Sigel, Deena – Religious Education, 2016
This design experiment in prayer education for Jewish students was motivated by a current educational concern: educating for spirituality and religious practice. Educators are tasked with formally nurturing spirituality (Wright 2001). It is known that attitude to religious observance may change during adolescence (Hyde 1963), thus attitude to…
Descriptors: Jews, Judaism, Religion, Religious Factors
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Isralowitz, Richard; Reznik, Alexander – Religious Education, 2015
Alcohol use and risk-taking behavior among 345 male adolescents from three Israeli secular (n = 168) and three religious (n = 177) high schools were studied from 2009 to 2013. Findings show the positive impact religious education and religiosity have on minimizing alcohol use, binge drinking, school underachievement, violence, weapons possession,…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Religious Factors, Adolescents, Outcomes of Education
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Sasson, Uzi; Sasson, Ayelet – Religious Education, 2009
Religious Education is one way to increase and maintain community involvement among teenagers. In many Jewish communities across the United States, participation in religious activities and religious youth movements have decreased. As research in this area is limited, this study sets out to identify the curricula that are more effective in…
Descriptors: Jews, Judaism, Community Involvement, Adolescents
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Levingston, Judd Kruger – Religious Education, 2004
This article, based on field research, considers how an adolescent graduate of a New York Jewish day school constructs his moral identity now that he is in the larger setting of a large public high school in metropolitan New York. Jeffrey Schochet (a pseudonym), the subject of this article, wrestles with moral issues throughout his school day,…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Adolescents, Religious Education, Jews
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Passig, David – Religious Education, 2000
Describes an effort by a Hebrew school and its Jewish community to encourage interaction among parents, teachers, and teenagers. Focuses on a curriculum to improve participants' ability to enact change and develop future images. Discusses the curricular procedure and images that emerged in detail. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Curriculum, Futures (of Society), Intergenerational Programs
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Gorr, Alan – Religious Education, 1990
After interviewing Jewish teenagers about death, finds Reform Judaism teachers teach about love and marriage but not death. Observes students know little of Jewish customs related to death. Notes Jewish doctrine focuses on the needs of the living. Considers elements that will be necessary to provide for effective death education in Reform Jewish…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Beliefs, Curriculum Development, Death