Contact-Zone En-Route: Nationalism & Ethnicity on a Voyage to Israel

Publication Date: December 2001

Publisher: Jewish Agency for Israel

Author(s): Pnina Steinberg

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: World Jews; Israel experience; Identity formation

Type: Report


The presentation aims at deciphering the relationship between Jewishness and Zionism on board of "Exodus" - a four day see voyage, serving as a starter program for organized trips to Israel. Observations are based on five summers ethnographic observations between 1996-2000.