Reasons for Guarded Optimism: Response to Elazar

By Jonathan S. Woocher

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), 1995

Elazar is correct in his call for a "recovenanting" in American Jewish life that can restore a sense of commitment and obligation among American Jews. However, even more than a return to belief, such a recovenanting might be propelled by the transformation of our institutions into more engaging and compelling Jewish communities wherein Jewish values are simultaneously learned and lived.

Topic: Volunteerism, Communal Organization

Name of Publication: Contemporary Jewry

Volume/Issue: 16

Page Number(s): 131-134

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Woocher, Jonathan S. Reasons for Guarded Optimism: Response to Elazar. Contemporary Jewry. Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). 1995: 131-134. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2791


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