Ripples From the Matzav: Grassroots Responses of American Jewry to the Situation in Israel
Publication Date: January 2009
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Political behavior; Jewish Youth; Israel attachment; Diaspora Relations
Coverage: United States
In order to ascertain the attitudes of American Jews towards Israel, and their understanding of its current crises, the author conducted 150 interviews with Jews in over 20 communities across the USA. While not a scientific study, this monograph provides specific examples of how events in Israel have affected the lives of American Jews.