The Israel of American Jews

By Jonathan D. Sarna

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, September 30, 1994

What Israel is and what American Jews view Israel as being says a lot about American Jewish ideologies and Zionism's role in their formation. American Jews place the emphasis on themselves in relation to Israel, and forget that to truly help change the problems in Israeli reality, they need to be acknowledged.

Topic: Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Israel Attachment, Ideology, Social Issues, Israel's Impact on American Jewry, Identity Formation, Zionism

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.478

Page Number(s): 1-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Sarna, Jonathan D. The Israel of American Jews. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 30 September 1994: 1-3.


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