Publication Date: January 2003
Publisher: Sage Publications, inc.
Author(s): Erik H. Cohen
Research Area: Culture and religion; Education
Keywords: American Jews; Israel experience
Coverage: United States
The factors motivating students to take part in overseas study programs are instrumental in understanding the phenomenon of visiting students and other participants in educational tours to Israel. In this study, the reasons why American Jewish students come to study in Israel are examined. Multidimensional data analysis reveals four motivational categories: religion, tourism, religion and tourism combined, and other