IKAR: Israel Knowledge, Advocacy and Responsibility
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Jewish Education Service of North America
Series: Agenda: Jewish Education 18, Winter 2004
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Israel attachment; Jewish education; Jewish organizations
Coverage: United States
Student demand for more and better Israel education has resulted in a unique partnership between a national Jewish organization (American Jewish Committee) and a day school, and the creation of an innovative Israel education program for high schoolers. The article describes how the partnership was forged, and how the program (IKAR) was tailored to the specific needs of the high school and its students.