Publication Date: November 2006
Publisher: Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies; Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life
Author(s): Leonard Saxe; Theodore Sasson; Shahar Hecht
Research Area: Education
Keywords: Israel attachment; Program Evaluation; Youth
Coverage: United States
Israelâ€™s war against Hezbollah during July and August, 2006, provided a context for assessing the impact of programs bringing Jewish students and young adults to Israel. How did American Jewish young adults who participated in such programs respond during the war and do they compare to their peers who had not traveled to Israel on a peer-oriented program?