Kesher L'Yisrael: Building Connections to Israel
Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education
Author(s): Sheila Silverberg
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Family; Education; Israel experience; Pre-schools
The author describes an innovative program seeking to build connections to Israel and Judaism in Jewish families through a trip to Israel for young children and their parents. Key components of the trip include pre-trip activities for children and parents, integrated into Sunday school programming, child-centered activities which also interest parents during the trip, and post-trip programming.
In Creating Quality Jewish Environments for Early Childhood, vol.6, Spring 2008.