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Building Jewish roots : the Israel experience

Author: Faydra Shapiro
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author's study focuses on Livnot U'Lehibanot, an Israel Experience Program designed for Jews who have drifted away from their roots. Combining hiking, manual labour, and trational Jewish studies, the program creates a rich context for studying pressing issues of identity, ethnic choices and cultural change.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Faydra Shapiro
ISBN: 9780773530652 0773530657
OCLC Number: 65119858
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Jewish Life) 2000
Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Jewish Identity) 2006
Description: xiv, 223 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Life at Livnot --
Routes to Israel --
Routes to other Jews --
Routes to Judaism --
Life after Livnot --
The power to choose.
Responsibility: Faydra Shapiro.
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The Israel Experience Programs present religion, homeland and nation to participants in compelling and sometimes unsettling ways. This work offers an exploration of how participants build rich and  Read more...

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