RESEARCH & EDUCATIONAL RESOURCESa selection of data sets, educational, qualitative and quantitative research resources
5 Legged Table
Avrham Infeld, legendary teacher and community leader, has spoken worldwide about his “5 Legged Table” model of peoplehood, one of the most popular discussion and pedagogical frameworks in use across the field.
Brandeis University’s Cohen Center for Jewish Studies – Community Studies
More than two dozen completed and ongoing community studies by North America’s leading research center for mapping and evaluating demographic and social trends in Jewish communities.
Brandeis University’s American Jewish Population Project
An unparalleled cross-section of demographic data on American Jewry.
Berman Jewish Databank
North America’s premier collection of open source and quantitative data, this resource includes a wide range of applied academic and policy research covering nearly every aspect of North American Jewish life. In addition to the research on American and Canadian Jewry, the Berman Jewish Databank also includes a “global” section covering many Jewish hubs around the world. It is a project of the Jewish Federations of North American (JFNA).
Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education
Dr. Shlomi Ravid has long led the Center, which engages in a wide range of professional development activities and also publishes the long-running “Peoplehood Papers” series.
M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education
M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education is a research and training institute offering professional development for Jewish educators and educational consulting for Jewish organizations, all using its unique and creative approach to experiential Jewish education. M² also runs a Research Fellowship on the subject of Jewish Peoplehood and also offers educational resources and customized training opportunities.
Israel-based Reut Group has sponsored a wide range of policy initiatives focused on Jewish Peoplehood, including hosting Israel’s Peoplehood Coalition. https://www.reutgroup.org/jewish-peoplehood
Reut also co-sponsored the 2021 “Field Mapping” survey, the first exhaustive study of Israel’s peoplehood sector, together with ENTER, AM”I, the WZO, and Our Common Destiny.
A source sheet covering a wide range of academic, theological, and applied perspectives on the “peoplehood paradigm.”