TITLE

Faith-Based

AUTHOR(S)
Soskis, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;05/22/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 21, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses about the inter-faith marriages in the Jewish community. Reaction by Jews to the high rate of intermarriages; Speculation that identity politics has shifted to less importance in social consciousness and by extension, importance of religious identity; Critique of the portrayal of intermarriage depicted in the motion picture "Keeping the Faith"; Argument by Philip Weiss in the periodical "New York Observer" against xenophobic attitudes of the Jewish community.
ACCESSION #
3111895

 

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