Jewish Political Activism: Promoting Ethnic Identity and Group Survival

By Lawrence Sternberg

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1992

Jewish political activism, an essential element in the Jewish community relations enterprise, is, for many American Jews, the embodiment of Jewishness. Therefore, Jewish community relations agencies, as well as other Jewish institutions, should tap into that reservoir of Jewishness to involve Jews in political activities that they find meaningful as Jews. To broaden the base of Jews involved in Jewish political affairs, the roles of lay leaders and the Jewish political agenda must both be expanded.

Topic: Political Behavior, Jewish Identification, Outreach, Politics

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 68/No. 4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Sternberg, Lawrence. Jewish Political Activism: Promoting Ethnic Identity and Group Survival. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1992: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3259


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