The Complicated Hyphen

By Daniel Brenner, Avi Shafran

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), October 2004

The authors analyze whether a robust democratic culture fosters Jewish life. Themes of the discussion include the freedom to assimilate but also to embrace our faith (such as in the burgeoning "ba'al teshuva" movement), Jews on the fringes, boundaries, halacha and Jewish denominations.

Topic: Halakha, Political Behavior, Jewish Law, Democracy, Community Relations, Religious Denominations, Inclusion, Politics, Assimilation

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.35/no.614

Page Number(s): 8-9

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Brenner, Daniel. Shafran, Avi. The Complicated Hyphen. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). October 2004: 8-9. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7062


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