Jewish Service Learning: An Analysis of Participant Jewish Identity and Program Characteristics

By Jennifer Abzug Zaligson, Sarah Jane Rehnborg, Jinwoo Lee, Rachel Veron

Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), University of Texas at Austin, October 2008

As the menu of service offerings expands, many within the Jewish community wanted to better understand these programs. Who participates in these programs? What is the nature of their experience? Is there a relationship between program participation and Jewish identity and if there is a relationship, what is the nature of that relationship? Does the location of the service program affect its outcome, and if so, in what ways? What are the characteristics of short term programs verse long term programs? Do these differing characteristics change the nature of the impact of these programs upon the participants?

Topic: Programming, Jewish Federations, Young Adults, Jewish Identification, Israel Attachment, Research, Service

Funder: The Jewish Federations of North America

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Abzug Zaligson, Jennifer. Rehnborg, Sarah Jane. Lee, Jinwoo. Veron, Rachel. Jewish Service Learning: An Analysis of Participant Jewish Identity and Program Characteristics. Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA),University of Texas at Austin. October 2008: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=12976


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