Taglit-Birthright Israel

SESSION 5b BACKGROUND PAPERS:


Israel Education

GOAL: Discuss the reality and goals for Israel education.

CHAIR: Prof. Ephraim Tabory,Bar Ilan University

PRESENTERS:

Dr. Alex Sinclair,Jewish Theological Seminary
A Research Agenda for the "Complexity Hypothesis"

Prof. Lisa Grant,Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Rabbi Yehudit Werchow, Union for Reform Judaism
Israel Education - for what?

Dr. Elan Ezrachi,Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education
The Tension between Narrated Curricula and Top-Bottom Approaches to User-Generated Discovery

Prof. Theodore Sasson,Brandeis University; Middlebury College
The Political Dimension of Israel Education

DISCUSSANT:
Dr. Aviva Zeltzer-Zubida,Jewish Agency for Israel

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