Assuming Identity

By Ruth Abusch-Magder

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2011

Our ability to embrace and rejoice in the full plurality of possibilities of Jewish peoplehood- and the individual Jews who make up that people- rests on our capacity to look beyond the certainty that we know what a Jew looks like. It is time to "step outside" the box and question the deep assumptions held about the physical appearance of Jews.

Topic: Stereotypes, Peoplehood, Jewish Content, Jewish Identity, Identity

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.678

Page Number(s): 15-16

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Genre: Article

Coverage: New York, New York , San Francisco, California , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Abusch-Magder, Ruth. Assuming Identity. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2011: 15-16. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8585


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