Taglit-Birthright Israel

SESSION 3A BACKGROUND PAPERS:


Mifgash

GOAL: Explore cross-cultural encounters and the mifgash component of Taglit as a mechanism for the trip’s effect.

CHAIR: Prof. Barry D. Berger, University of Haifa

PRESENTERS:

Fern Chertok,Brandeis University
Leaving Home: The Impact of Travel and Mifgash on Israeli and American Teens

Dr. Pnina Golan-Cook,Henrietta Szold Institute
The Mifgash in Taglit: Timing is Everything

Prof. Noam Shoval,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Breaking Barriers between Hosts and Guests: Taglit-Birthright Mifgash in Mt. Herzl

Prof. David Mittelberg,Oranim, Academic College of Education
Mutual Encounter: Reciprocal Impact in the Taglit Mifgash

DISCUSSANT:
Prof. Daniel Pekarsky,University of Wisconsin-Madison

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