Where Haredim and Hellenists Can Coexist

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 2007

What does being Jewish enable you to do or think or feel that others cannot do (or think or feel)? Breaking a glass at your wedding? That's a practice that's catching on among others. Being a Buddhist? There are actually people who are born into Buddhism. It's a puzzle. And maybe therein lies the clue: Maybe being a Jew means grasping that puzzle, understanding a lack of understanding, the difference between commandments and suggestions or why ''Jewish atheist'' is not an oxymoron.

Topic: Media, Jewish Identification, Jewish Identity, Jewish Thought, Identity

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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Coverage: Israel , Poland , United States

Language: English

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Fein, Leonard. Where Haredim and Hellenists Can Coexist. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 2007: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15244


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