The Secret Weapon in Jewish Survival

By Charles S. Liebman

Eugene Borowitz, March 2, 1973

This article is a satire, part of a satirical issue of "Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility" which is renamed "Sha: A Journal of Jewish Invisibility" in honor of the holiday of Purim, of which satire is traditional element. The author, speaking in the voice of a future fictional rabbi speaking at the beginning of the 21st Century, lauds Judaism for evolving past primitive ideas of religion and God, and developing into a glorious renewal based on the mighty ideal of social-scientific questionnaires.

Topic: Continuity, Sociology, Humor, Holidays, Scholarship, Jewish Continuity, Values, Academic Research, Future

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

Editor: Eugene Borowitz B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.3/no.49

Page Number(s): 71-72

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Liebman, Charles S. The Secret Weapon in Jewish Survival. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 2 March 1973: 71-72. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9976


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