The Lost Tribe: Jewish Readers

By Thane Rosenbaum

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2003

The author laments the waning of Jewish cultural literacy, claiming that though Jews may still see themselves as "People of the Book", many actually read few Jewish books or periodicals, having confused advanced and professional degrees with the acquisition of cultural knowledge and the valuable immersion inside the culture of books and ideas.

Topic: Literature, Culture, Jewish Identification, Publications, Jewish Literacy

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 33/600

Page Number(s): 10-11

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Rosenbaum, Thane. The Lost Tribe: Jewish Readers. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2003: 10-11.


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