Israel at 50: An American Jewish Perspective

By Arnold Eisen

American Jewish Committee (AJC), 1998

In this article the author seeks to probe the peculiar combination of closeness and distance that characterizes the relationship of American Jews to Israel. The author focuses on the role that Israel has played in American Jewish religious thought. Through a somewhat personal perspective, the author captures what Israel at 50 means for the individual American Jew.

Topic: Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Israel Attachment, Israel's Impact on American Jewry, Religion

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Page Number(s): 47-71

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Eisen, Arnold. Israel at 50: An American Jewish Perspective. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC). 1998: 47-71.


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