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Does Political Liberalism Undermine Jewish engagement? Implications for Research, Education and American Jews

Steven M. Cohen | June 2016


■How liberal are American Jews? (Answer: Very)
■Does being liberal conflict with Jewish engagement? (Definitely)
■Which forms of engagement are especially in tension with political liberalism? (All that we can measure, but especially religiosity and Israel attachment)
■Implications for education, research, and Jewish communal policy (Take political identity very seriously, but explore & examine further.)

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The Shrinking Jewish Middle and the End of Jewish Exceptionalism

A talk at "Between Race and Religion: Contemporary American Jewish Life" @ Stanford University Steven M. Cohen in conversation with Tomas Jimenez

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