A Response to Secular Judaism

By Riv-Ellen Prell

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), June 2000

Secular Judaism in the United States has come to resemble a Jewish denomination with congregations that embrace aspects of Jewish religious tradition yet explicitly leave God out of their Judaism. The decision to make tradition an option and failing to educate Jews on culture risks isolating individuals rather than creating Jewish peoplehood.

Topic: Theology, History, Peoplehood, Culture, Identity Formation, Religious Denominations, Secularism

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.30/no.573

Page Number(s): 7-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Prell, Riv-Ellen. A Response to Secular Judaism. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). June 2000: 7-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7756


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