Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Gerald B. Bubis; Lawrence E. Marks
Research Area: Culture and religion; Education
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Camps; Jewish Outreach
This article examines three different youth programs and investigates their effectiveness for improving Jewish identity among youth. The study attempts to ascertain the capacity in which experiences created via camp youth programs can change one’s attitudes and behaviors. The study finds that there are many issues with the functionality of Jewish youth programs but indicates the opportunities for improvement.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 52:1