Tourism and Religion: A Case Study—Visiting Students in Israeli Universities
Publication Date: January 2003
Publisher(s): Sage Publications, inc.
Author(s): Erik H. Cohen
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Israel experience
Coverage: United States
The factors motivating students to take part in overseas study programs are instrumental in understanding the phenomenon of visiting students and other participants in educational tours to Israel. In this study, the reasons why American Jewish students come to study in Israel are examined. Multidimensional data analysis reveals four motivational categories: religion, tourism, religion and tourism combined, and other