Item 6955. THEORIES OF AMERICANIZATION A CRITICAL STUDY, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE JEWISH GROUP

THEORIES OF AMERICANIZATION A CRITICAL STUDY, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE JEWISH GROUP

New York City: Teachers College, Columbia University, 1920. Hardcover. Item #31495

8vo. Viii, 226 pages. In English. Dissertation: Thesis (Ph. D. ) --Columbia University, 1919. Series: Variation: Library of American civilization ; ; LAC 15072. SUBJECT(S) : Americanization. Jews -- United States. Named Corp: Central Jewish Institute (New York, N. Y. ) Berkson, (1891–1975) , was a U. S. Educator and philosopher. Berkson, who was born in New York, began his teaching career at the Central Jewish Institute in New York, of which he was appointed director in 1917. From 1918 until 1927 he supervised the schools and extension program of the city's Bureau of Jewish Education. In 1927 he began teaching education at the Jewish Institute of Religion (later merged with the Hebrew Union College) , and in the same year accepted the invitation of Henrietta Szold, who headed the Palestine Executive's department of education, to survey Jewish schools in Palestine. After completing his survey, he remained in Palestine from 1928 to 1935 as superintendent of the Jewish school system. In 1938 Berkson began lecturing in the philosophy of education at the City College of New York (professor, 1955) . (EJ, Staff) . Ex library in very god condition. (AMR-34-8).

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