Global Jewish youth studies-towards a theory

Erik H. Cohen

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    The studies reached a broad cross-section of Jewish youth who are involved,
    in various ways with Jewish community institutions, including: (1) a longitudinal survey of 65,000 participants in Israel Experience tours between 1993 and
    2000; (2) a case-study of a Reform-movement summer camp in Texas conducted between 1992 and 2004; (3) a survey of 1,631 campers and counselors in
    Reform, Conservative and Orthodox summer camps in the USA, conducted
    between 2005 and 2010; (4) an international survey of 1,332 members of the
    Bnei Akiva youth movement, conducted in 2003–2004; (5) a survey of 214
    counselors in French Jewish youth organizations, undertaken in 2007–2008;
    (6) a survey of a Jewish studies program in Israeli general state schools between
    2000 and 2011; (7) a national survey of Shoah education in Israeli general and
    religious state schools, which reached 2,540 students; and (8) data from a survey of Jewish adults in Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, and Romania, which
    included 247 young adults (aged 18–24) (Kovács & Barna, 2010). Additionally,
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationReconsidering Israel-Diaspora Relations
    EditorsEliezer Ben-Rafael, Judit Bokser Liwerant, Judit Bokser Liwerant, Yosef Gorny
    PublisherBrill Academic Publishers
    Number of pages16
    ISBN (Electronic)9789004277069
    StatePublished - 2014

    Publication series

    NameJewish Identities in a Changing World
    ISSN (Print)1570-7997


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