Jewishness and Judaism: A Spiritual Citizenship

By Jeremy Kalmanofsky

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2008

The author discusses the question of how religious and ethnic groups decide who can become "one of us." He asserts that only a wise, holy and ennobling relationship to Torah justifies bringing a gentile across the border into the imagined community of Israel and explains this assertion.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Conversion, Ethnicity, Inclusion, Religion

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.39/no.654

Page Number(s): 12-13

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kalmanofsky, Jeremy. Jewishness and Judaism: A Spiritual Citizenship. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2008: 12-13.


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