Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- Israel and the Future of American Jewry
Publication Date: May 1998
Publisher(s): Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life
Series: Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation, Niles E. Goldstein (ed), vo
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Identity Formation; Religion; Diaspora Relations; Israel experience
This issue of Contact discusses the place of Israel in modern Jewish life. Michael Steinhardt lays out the vision that would later become birthright israel, the program which offers each Jewish young adult a trip to Israel. Rabbi Irving Greenberg discusses centrality of Israel to Jewish life and the Jewish future.