The Reluctant Aphrodisiac: Israel in Our Communities

By Jay Shofet

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), May 1999

The extent to which American Jews feel a connection to Israel is not simply an indication of their involvement in Judaism. Israel can be a source of inspiration to become involved, as well as foster Jewish identity formation. Too few American Jews take advantage of this.

Topic: Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Aliyah, Israel Attachment, Israel's Impact on American Jewry, Identity Formation, Israel Advocacy, Zionism, Hasbara

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.29/no.562

Page Number(s): 3-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Boston, Massachusetts , Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine , Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Shofet, Jay. The Reluctant Aphrodisiac: Israel in Our Communities. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). May 1999: 3-4.


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