Being Jewish as a Leisure-Time Activity

By Jeffrey L. Rouss

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), June 1999

If being Jewish is now a choice, rather than a part of what we have to do, it makes sense to look at it as a leisure-time activity. Jewish Community Centers have the special potential to turn leisure time into an opportunity for Jewish identity formation and Jewish community building. To do so, they must stop being fixed organizations and take risks in search of new ideas. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.75 no.4, Summer 1999.

Topic: Continuity, Jewish Identification, Jewish Organizations, Jewish Continuity

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 75/No. 4

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Rouss, Jeffrey L. Being Jewish as a Leisure-Time Activity. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). June 1999:


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