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Ten days of Birthright Israel : a journey in young adult identity

Author: Leonard Saxe; Barry I Chazan
Publisher: Waltham, Mass : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover : Published by University Press of New England, ©2008.
Series: Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since 2000, nearly 150,000 young adult Jews have participated in Birthright Israel, a free ten day educational experience available to any Jew between the ages of eighteen and twenty six. Conceived to curb assimilation by shifting an entire generation of young Jews from a trajectory of non-involvement with the Jewish community to one of identity and engagement, Birthright Israel offers Diaspora Jews born and raised  Read more...
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Saxe, Leonard.
Ten days of Birthright Israel.
Waltham, Mass : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover : Published by University Press of New England, ©2008
(OCoLC)608410064
Online version:
Saxe, Leonard.
Ten days of Birthright Israel.
Waltham, Mass : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover : Published by University Press of New England, ©2008
(OCoLC)609056581
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Saxe; Barry I Chazan
ISBN: 9781584655411 1584655410
OCLC Number: 185697776
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Jewish Identity) 2008
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Next year in Jerusalem --
Dreams realized and shattered: Israel in the mind of American Jews --
Sites and sights --
A people revolution --
Shared encounters --
Pedagogy for people --
An organizational culture --
Participants and evaluation --
Participants' voices --
The tenth day: what we learned.
Series Title: Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life.
Responsibility: Leonard Saxe & Barry Chazan.
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The remarkable story of Birthright Israel, an intensive ten-day educational program designed to connect Jewish young adults to their heritage  Read more...

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