Too many Jewish teenagers are not prepared for the anti-Israel bias and propaganda they will encounter on college campuses, whether it is in the classroom or even a friendly gathering. Gary Rosenblatt’s column on the need for Israel education as a requirement for advocacy highlights a major problem in Jewish communities already short of resources (“We’ve Got It Backward, Israel Education Should Come First,” July 22).
Not only is the need to educate students on Israel a priority, but such courses should incorporate active student participation in order to develop basic leadership skills and confidence. The seminars given by The David Project and StandWithUs do this with great effect.
Forest Hills Jewish Center- Israel Affairs