Does the Teen Israel Experience Make a Difference?

By Barry Chazan, Arianna Koransky

IEI Foundation, November 1997

The research analyses the research on the impact of an Israel Experience on the subsequent Jewish identity and involvement of young Jews. Four conclusions emerge: almost all the participants have expressed satisfaction with the experience; this experience contributes to several important dimensions of general adolescent development; it contributes to the development of positive Jewish attitudes and behaviors and last, research shows that there is a connection between subsequent Jewish identity and the participation in a teen Israel Experience.

Topic: Israel Experience, Identity Formation

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Genre: Report

Coverage: World

Language: English

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Chazan, Barry. Koransky, Arianna. Does the Teen Israel Experience Make a Difference?. IEI Foundation. November 1997:


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