Hope, Values, and the Jewish Future

By Yosef I. Abramowitz

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), June 2004

The author srates that "This gift to humanity of a hopeful, life-affirming peoplehood, even after being battered around for a couple thousand years, is also a gift to individual Jews; as yet unwrapped and unopened by most." He argues that the task of Jewish education is to make accessible this undercurrent of textual and historic power and optimism, to take this national life-affirming spirit and distill it into basic value components from which everyone can drink its tonic.

Topic: Peoplehood, Engagement, Education, Values, Future

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 34/612

Page Number(s): 14

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Genre: Article

Coverage: World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Abramowitz, Yosef I. Hope, Values, and the Jewish Future. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). June 2004: 14. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6491


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