Three Mifgashim in 2001: How Youth Encounters Reflect Israelis and Diaspora Jews Ideological Position towards Each Other

By Jackie Feldman, Neta Katz

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), January 2002

The authors claim that for a Mifgash (Encounter) to be successful all participants must feel as if they were citizens (belonging) of a global Jewish group. The Mifgash serves, in their opinion, as a temporary group in which the conditions and opportunities for that belonging are more overt. When the Mifgashim are unsuccessful, the participants come to feel attached to their own national sub-group, not as equal members of the global group. (In Hebrew)

Topic: Jewish Identification, Identity Formation

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Language: English

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Feldman, Jackie. Katz, Neta. Three Mifgashim in 2001: How Youth Encounters Reflect Israelis and Diaspora Jews Ideological Position towards Each Other. Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). January 2002: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2917


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