Prof. Andrew Markus, Director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University will present the findings of the Australian Jewish Community Survey at the King David School, Armadale, on the evening of May 7th.
The presentation will give insights into the entire community beyond those who are communally active.
Prof. Markus will be discussing key findings on:
- Jewish identity
- Jewish education
- Communal life
- Charitable giving – a strong commitment to giving
This is not only the largest such study ever conducted in Australia but one of the largest samples ever collected across the globe in a national Jewish community study!
Program: Australian Jewish Community Survey
WHEN: Monday, May 7 2018, 8 PM – 9 PM
WHERE: The King David School – Senior School 517 Orrong Road, Armadale, Victoria 3143.
Professor Andrew Markus is the Pratt Foundation Research Professor in Jewish Civilisation and Director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and has published extensively in the fields of Australian race relations, immigration history and community attitudes. Andrew was the lead researcher on the Gen08 Jewish community survey and heads the Scanlon Foundation social cohesion research program, which has conducted ten national surveys since 2007. His recent publications include Australians Today: The Australia@2015 Scanlon Foundation Survey and Mapping Social Cohesion: The Scanlon Foundation Surveys 2017.
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