Jewish Identity, Continuity, and Outreach: Some Theoretical and Personal Reflections

By David P. Kleinman

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), December 1991

Jewish continuity and outreach cannot be understood without a clarification of the term "Jewish identity," which can be seen as a struggle for inner coherence and wholeness in the face of the fragmentation imposed by modernity. The concept of Jewish identity can best be understood by a qualitative approach that incorporates values and world view. This article presents such a framework for Jewish identity.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Identity Formation, Religion

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 68/No. 2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kleinman, David P. Jewish Identity, Continuity, and Outreach: Some Theoretical and Personal Reflections. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). December 1991: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3222


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