By Their Baby-Sitters Ye Shall Know Them

By Joseph C. Kaplan

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, January 24, 1997

The author exemplifies the personal struggle in the Modern Orthodox world between religious and secular using two people who used to babysit him. One is a woman, the other a man, with completely divergent beliefs, and yet they are similar. He reflects on his personal growth because of their influence.

Topic: Morality, Faith, Orthodox Judaism, Ethics, Belief, Identity Formation, Values, Secularism

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.27/no.526

Page Number(s): 6-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Queens, New York , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Kaplan, Joseph C. By Their Baby-Sitters Ye Shall Know Them. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 24 January 1997: 6-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8457


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