Jonah, A Pair of Jeans and a Story of Jewish Peoplehood: A Message for Yom Kippur 2007/5768

By Misha Galperin

United Jewish Communities (UJC), November 2007

Through personal anecdotes, the author discusses what "peoplehood" is and what it distinctly is not as a prelude to the larger focus of his essay: why be Jewish today?

Topic: Continuity, Peoplehood, Jewish Identification, Engagement, Jewish Identity, Meaning, Belonging, Modernity, Jewish Continuity, Identity

Name of Publication: The Peoplehood Papers

Editor: Corbin, Karen , Levine, Eric , Most, Gabe , Plotkin, Andrea Fram

Volume/Issue: Volume 1

Page Number(s): 3-9

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Genre: Essay

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Galperin, Misha. Jonah, A Pair of Jeans and a Story of Jewish Peoplehood: A Message for Yom Kippur 2007/5768. The Peoplehood Papers. United Jewish Communities (UJC). November 2007: 3-9. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=11764


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