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Jewish Education Committee

Title: Jewish Education Committee
Inclusive Dates: 1939-1967
ID: RG 592 
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7'6"; 18 5"lgl
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The Jewish Education Committee was organized in 1939 in New York to coordinate a wide variety of administrative, educational and financial services to the various Jewish school systems in New York.  Two predecessor organizations, the Jewish Education Association and the Bureau of Jewish Education, merged with the JEC.  The schools that were served by the JEC included Orthodox, Reform, Conservative and Yiddish secular schools.  Its departments offered financial aid to individual schools, helped to develop curricula and maintained teacher services such as a teacher's group insurance. The JEC also maintained the Board of License for Hebrew Teachers, as well as teachers training institutions and the Hebrew Teachers Union.  Its publications included *World Over*, as well as a Hebrew magazine and textbooks, song books and arts and crafts guides  The JEC department of statistics published studies in the field of Jewish education. Executive directors for the period 1939-1967 included Alexander Dushkin, Israel Chipkin and Azriel Eisenberg.
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Inventory: English, 20 pp., typed
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