Connecting Diaspora Young Adults to Israel: Lessons from Taglit-Birthright Israel

Publication Date: February 2008

Publisher: Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies; Steinhardt Social Research Institute

Author(s): Leonard Saxe

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Israel attachment; Education; Diaspora Relations

Type: Other

Coverage: United States


This address from the Herzliya Conference in Israel details four lessons derived from our studies of Birthright Israel: the truth about young adults' connection to Israel, the critical elements of successful Diaspora/Israel connections, creative educational models, and the importance of adaptive institutional models.