A Jewish Philosophy for the JCC Movement - An Invitation to a Discussion on Jewish Peoplehood, Pluralism, Living, and Learning

By Steven M. Cohen, Barry Chazan

JCC Association - Jewish Community Centers of North America (JCCA), January 1999

Should the Jewish Community Centers in North America adopt an explicit "Jewish philosophy?" To what extent are elements of a JCC Jewish philosophy already in place? What would be its implications? What would it look like? This document aims to encourage JCC leaders to intensify their discussions of these and related questions. This paper calls for a concerted discussion of ICC philosophy by the most senior volunteer and professional JCC leaders.

Topic: Peoplehood, Jewish Organizations, Communal Organization

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Cohen, Steven M. Chazan, Barry. A Jewish Philosophy for the JCC Movement - An Invitation to a Discussion on Jewish Peoplehood, Pluralism, Living, and Learning. JCC Association - Jewish Community Centers of North America (JCCA). January 1999: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=176


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