Publication Date: January 1990
Publisher: Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)
Author(s): Lawrence Sternberg
Research Area: Culture and religion
Keywords: Diaspora Relations; Jewish Youth; Israel Attachment
Coverage: United States Israel
As American and Israeli Jewry evolve into distinctive communities, there is evidence of a growing distancing between the younger generations of each society. Both American and Israeli Jewry have vital stakes in a continued strong relationship. Two methods — leadership seminars and high-quality video productions—are described as means of bridging the gap between young American Jews and young Israeli Jews.