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Increased attention toward educational tourism – namely to Israel – calls for reexamining the broader relationship between Israel defined here as the core country of Jewish peoplehood, and the sense of identification with the same Jewish peoplehood. This article reviews some basic concepts and central trends in contemporary Jewish identification, through comparisons between the United States and Israel. It focuses on the process and meaning of Jewish identity formation, and on the tools which participate in consolidating and preserving it. We review internal and external determinants , intervening variables , different dimensions of the target variable (Jewish identification), and its implications.
Updated: Sep. 08, 2016
This new report provides a better understanding of the challenges arising from the new realities, and of the actions needed to meet them. It explores to what extent and in what ways a new global and transnational educational approach can contribute to increase the intellectual and social capital of Latin American Jewish communities in order to face the challenges of the 21st Century. The study uncovers whether, to what extent and how Jewish educators understand and contribute to geographical, socioeconomic, and demographic continuity and change. It also shows how educators express their perceptions of ideational boundaries and contents, of social and institutional networks, and of intellectual allegiance and creativity.
Updated: Jan. 20, 2016