Being Jewish in Public
- Religious experience. Stanglin, Douglas; Walsh, Kenneth T. // U.S. News & World Report;11/24/97, Vol. 123 Issue 20, p27
Reports that American Jewish leaders will visit China before the end of 1997, at the invitation of Beijing, to discuss a Chinese plan to add Judaism to the country's list of officially recognized religions. The meaning of the recognition; Number of Chinese citizens who consider themselves Jewish.
- Interfaith families are people, not numbers. Pearlman, Rabbi Michelle // New Jersey Jewish News;11/7/2013, Vol. 67 Issue 45, p25
The author discusses on survey of an organization Pew Research Center, according to which 6.8 million of Jews present in America and also informs about intermarriage ratio that was 58 percent. He suggests that intermarriage was a source of all challenges related to the Jewish community and those...
- Accounting for Jewish Secularism: Is a New Cultural Identity Emerging? Phillips, Bruce // Contemporary Jewry;Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p63
Barry Kosmin, Ariela Keysar, and Egon Mayer have observed an increase taking place in the number of Jews who identified with â€œno religionâ€ during the 1990s. They have proposed two explanations. Kosmin and Keysar interpret this increase as part of a larger American secularization...
- Nathan Glazer's American Judaism: Evaluating Post--World War II American Jewish Religion. GORDAN, RACHEL // Jewish Quarterly Review;Fall2015, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p482
An essay is presented that discusses the context of the 1957 book "American Judaism," by Nathan Glazer. It addresses the social context and ethnic identity of mid-20th century American Jews, Glazer's views on secularization and Judaism as a religion, and Glazer's sociological methodology as used...
- Secular Judaism keeps hold on next generation. FISHKOFF, SUE // New Jersey Jewish News;1/7/2010, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p21
The article offers information on the Congress of Secular Jewish Organization which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, in which it mentions that the organization has demonstrated an ability to secure and attract its next Jewish generation.
- Parallel Centers for Jewish Creativity. Lerner, Anne Lapidus // Judaism;Summer83, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p280
Presents views on being an American Jew. Support for the state of Israel; Absence of conflict of loyalties; Development of Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist Judaism as religious alternatives.
- Who Is Israel? Neusner, Jacob // National Review;6/24/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p714
The article presents an investigation of the attitudes of American Jews toward Israel. It tells of the factors that influence American Jews' attitudes toward Israel, the philosophy underlying Jewish Zionism, and the religious aspects of Judaism. It mentions that the main Western modes of...
- 'There is No Plural in the Verb Sh'ma... No Plural to the Noun Israel'. // Judaism;Fall88, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p479
Reports the conduction of a study on the history of American Jewish in Israel. Lack of a research study to the history of American Judaism; Fear of Jews on the potential damage that might result from the arrogant tone of Jewish religious group; Development of institutions and ideologies pivotal...
- From Jewish Street to Public Square. Mittleman, Alan // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep2002, Issue 125, p29
Comments on key issues relevant to the acculturation of Jews in the U.S. and its impact on Judaism. Recognition of the cultural reality of American Jews; Religious compromises to accommodate the American way of life; Theoretical significance to the advancement of a religious public policy for...