Traveling Toward the Self While Visiting the Other: Israeli TALI School Educators on a U.S. Study Tour
Publication Date: January 2001
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 77:3-4
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Diaspora Relations; Professionalism; Jewish Culture
Coverage: United States
A well-structured study tour of the United States can be an important educational tool for Israeli educators. The tour described in this article affected the participants in three ways: as Jews, as Israelis, and as educational leaders in their own schools. The trip was a transformational experience that lay the groundwork for change.