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Does Religion Help Kids?

Does religion play a role in educational achievement and social fulfillment?
Masua Sagiv, Joshua Ladon, Ilana Horowitz
Dr. Masua Sagiv is Scholar in Residence of the Shalom Hartman Institute based in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at U.C. Berkeley. Masua’s scholarly work focuses on the development of contemporary Judaism in Israel, as a culture, religion, nationality, and as part of Israel’s identity as a Jewish and democratic state. Her research explores the role of law, state actors and civil society organizations

Joshua Ladon

Ilana Horowitz

Does religion play a role in educational achievement and social fulfillment? Ilana M. Horwitz, Ph.D. and author of God Grades, and Graduation: Religion’s Surprising Impact on Academic Success, joins Perfect Jewish Parents hosts Masua Sagiv and Joshua Ladon to reflect on the ways Judaism impacts academic success, the connection between religion and community, and how her academic work impacts how she raises her two daughters.

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Perfect Jewish Parents is a podcast from the Shalom Hartman Institute about the joys and oys of raising children Jewishly, hosted by Hartman faculty and parents Masua Sagiv and Joshua Ladon.


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