Israeli Life and Leisure in the 21st Century - Print

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978-1-57167-768-6
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Pages: 458

Dimensions: 10 × 7 × 1 in

Binding Type: Paperback


Israeli Life and Leisure in the 21st Century provides an overview of life in Israel today, leisure education, challenges, and changes that have taken place. This book looks at the unique and innovative aspects of leisure in Israel. It also explores various programs and activities that are offered in Israel that promote peace. Another topic is the various groups including populations such as special needs, immigrants, gay and lesbian, the aging, Ultra-Orthodox, and the Arab Sector. It discusses leisure service provision in Israel, exploring topics such as national parks and nature reserves, sustainability, and municipal leisure services. To conclude, the book delves into research on topics including happiness, extreme sports, family vacations, and multicultural perspectives.

The editors have taught at the higher education level. They have published many articles on recreation and aging. They have also researched recreational coexistence programs in Israel with Jewish and Arab Israelis and Palestinians and Israelis.

Intended target audiences for this book include the general public in the United States, Israel, and other countries; modern Israel and Jewish studies students at universities and colleges; students in study abroad programs at Israeli universities; students in recreation and leisure studies departments offering courses on international aspects of leisure; students in Middle Eastern studies programs at universities and colleges; graduate and undergraduate courses on leisure at universities in Israel; and students in religious schools and Jewish day schools.