Small Town Jewish Life: A Mixed Blessing

By Frank Waldorf

Eugene Borowitz, February 3, 1978

The author discusses the pros and cons of small town Jewish life. Among the positives: a more intimate and personal community, with higher participation rates (according to the author's perceptions). Among the negatives: perceived antisemitism, and the difficulties children undergo in growing up with their Jewishness a factor which makes them different from their peers.

Topic: Antisemitism, Children, Rural and Small Town, Geography, Belonging, Community Development, Assimilation

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

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.147

Page Number(s): 62-64

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Waldorf, Frank. Small Town Jewish Life: A Mixed Blessing. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 3 February 1978: 62-64. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9112


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