Comparing American Jewish Identity with Israeli Jewish Identity

By Norman Linzer

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 2000

This article compares American Jewish identity with Israeli Jewish identity along these dimensions: relationship with the larger culture, the calendar, religion, nationality and ethnicity, universal and particular values, and collectivism and individualism. Identity continues to be fluid in both countries as both confront the forces of modernity.

Topic: Culture, Jewish Identification, Community Relations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 77/No. 1

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Linzer, Norman. Comparing American Jewish Identity with Israeli Jewish Identity. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 2000: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2245


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