"Young Jewish leaders are shifting away from a Jewish identity focused on Israel, peoplehood and community toward Jewishness as a personal spiritual journey, disconnected from the collective, unaware of the centrality of the land of Israel to Jewish history". HUC should correct this problem, not accept it. If you are not teaching your students the centrality of the land of Israel to Jewish history, why even bring them to Israel in the first place?
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from the article: The challenges of teaching 'Israel'
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