Consensus As a Symbol of Jewish Citizenship

By Steven Windmueller

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), October 2003

The author states that consensus as a decision-making formula has served the Jewish communal system throughout much of the 20th century. He discusses the factors that are moving the communal enterprise away from the traditional "consensus" model. He acknowledges the value of consensus as a core principle of community-building, providing a framework for collective engagement.

Topic: Decision Making, Democracy, Engagement, Community Building

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.34/no.604

Page Number(s): 5-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Windmueller, Steven. Consensus As a Symbol of Jewish Citizenship. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). October 2003: 5-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7045


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