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Is Youth Served?

Voters in their 20s and early 30s don't thinkso, and their low turnout numbers express a malaise withgovernment

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To many American Jews in their 20s, 30s and 40s, Zionism, the ancient dream of a Jewish homeland that spawned a political movement and the birth of Israel almost 50 years ago, is little more than a footnote in a Sunday-school textbook. Pursuing their own professional and personal goals in this country seems a lot more important than worrying about a tiny Jewish state on the other side of the world. And, besides, Israel doesn't seem to need as much financial or political support these days.

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