Taglit-Birthright Israel

SESSION 5a BACKGROUND PAPERS:


Taglit and Jewish communities around the world.

GOAL: Discuss the role of Taglit in Jewish communities around the world.

CHAIR: Prof. Chaim I. Waxman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Rutgers University

PRESENTERS:

Prof. Sergio DellaPergola,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jewish Young Adults Worldwide: Population Projections, 2010-2025

Prof. Lilach Lev Ari,Oranim, Academic College of Education
One Program (Taglit), One Homeland, Two Diasporas: The Differential Re-ethnification among Young Jews from North America and the Former Soviet Union

Dr. Aviad Rubin,University of Haifa and
Dr. Ofir Rubin,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
The Transnational Characteristics and Encounter with the Homeland in Short-term and Long-term Diaspora Groups: Insights from the Jewish and Israeli Diasporas

Anna Pokorna,Charles University in Prague
Is the Taglit Experience Something to Talk of? Taglit’s Impact on Czech Jewish Youth


DISCUSSANT:
Prof. Judit Bokser-Liwerant,Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

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