American Youth Groups Arrive in Israel for Summer Studies
Menu JTA Search

American Youth Groups Arrive in Israel for Summer Studies

Download PDF for this date

Two hundred American youths of B’nai B’rith, Young Judea and Reform congregations were among the latest group of students who arrived in Israel today for six to eight weeks study tours. A group of Labor Zionist youth from Switzerland and a French group sponsored by the French Zionist Federations also were among yesterday’s arrivals.

Seventy other American youths who arrived yesterday make up a group organized by the Youth Department of the Jewish Agency. An approximate 100 other student-visitors of Conservative synagogues of the United States, led by Dr. J. Segal, were received by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhok Nissim at his home.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund