Dropsie College Theses

Date of Award

Spring 4-21-1968

Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

First Advisor

Meir Ben-Horin

Second Advisor

William Chomsky

Third Advisor

Solomon Grayzel


The problem posed in this dissertation is the analysis of Jewish history textbooks used widely in the elementary Jewish schools of the United States since the decade of 1930. The purposes of this study are to formulate criteria for analyzing the aims and methodology of the Jewish history textbooks and especially to ascertain the developments or trends in the teaching of Jewish history in the elementary Jewish school which may be reflected in the textbooks.


Library at the Katz Center - Archives Room Manuscript. DS115.95 .L355 1968.

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