AN INTERFAITH family light a hanukkia in their home in Florida – alongside their Christmas tree.
(photo credit: BARBARA CORBELLINI DUARTE/SUN SENTINEL/TNS)
How do children who attended the same Jewish day school wind up with completely different levels of Jewish observance and engagement? The answer – or more correctly, answers – to this frequently asked question must take into account a variety of individual, educational, communal, cultural and familial factors. Research consultant Alex Pomson and sociologist Randal F. Schnoor focus on familial factors in Jewish Family: Identity and Self-Formation at Home.
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