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Sunday, February 16 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Who Really are Modern Orthodox Adults?

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In the last couple of years, the study of Orthodox adults has become popular, whereas in the past certain assumptions were made without actually studying this population. Are they really so different from their liberal contemporary peers? Are they themselves really as controversial and divided as recent studies have presumed (Trencher, 2017). My study of 850 adults nationwide yielded some surprising results. I analyzed my findings from my experience not only as an Orthodox educator but from the research literature -- and my professional work with liberal and post-denominational Jews.

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Ellen S. Cohn

After a career as a Jewish family and adult educator, Ellen earned her doctorate in Jewish Education and Administration from the Azrieli Graduate School/Yeshiva University. Her research focused on the personal growth and life cycle needs of Modern Orthodox congregants across the United... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
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