How to Think About Being Jewish in the Twenty-First Century: a New Model of Jewish Identity Construction

By Tsvi Blanchard

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), September 2002

The prevailing models of Jewish identity, which were derived from the social circumstances of Jews as an immigrant group, do not take into account contemporary American culture, which is based on individual choice. The new model of identity construction makes choice its centerpiece and has important policy implications. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.79 no.1, Fall 2002.

Topic: Continuity, Culture, Jewish Identification, Jewish Continuity

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 79/No. 1

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Blanchard, Tsvi. How to Think About Being Jewish in the Twenty-First Century: a New Model of Jewish Identity Construction. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). September 2002: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1205


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