Conservatism: Blaming the Victim

By Mordecai Waxman

Eugene Borowitz, April 18, 1986

The author argues that the Conservative Movement is not at fault for reaffirming matrilineal descent, but rather that it is the Reform Movement allowing for patrilineal descent that has caused a potentially irreparable rupture within Judaism.

Topic: Reform Judaism, Continuity, Sectarianism, Jewish Identification, Jewish Continuity, Religious Denominations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.16/no.312

Page Number(s): 94-96

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Waxman, Mordecai. Conservatism: Blaming the Victim. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 18 April 1986: 94-96. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=10123


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