From Bed-Sty to Israel

McCarthy, Abigail
July 1993
Commonweal;7/16/93, Vol. 120 Issue 13, p7
Relates the experience of black teen-agers from places like Bedford-Stuyvesant in Israeli kibbutz communities. Stewart Bialer as initiator of the project of Israeli kibbutz communities taking in troubled black teenagers; Need for immersion in another culture to learn new habits and get perspective on their lives; Stereotypes against which the students must contend.


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