Halakhic Responses to Assimilation

By Ariel Picard

The Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality, 2003

The author argues that while certain rabbis advocate a halakhc policy that seeks to strengthen Jewish orthodox life and repress assimilation may actually be having the opposite effect and are in fact alienating the less observant Jews from the community.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Orthodox Judaism, Religious Denominations, Assimilation

Name of Publication: Research and Position Papers of the Rappaport Center

Editor: Zohar, Zvi

Volume/Issue: 3

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: Hebrew

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Picard, Ariel. Halakhic Responses to Assimilation. Research and Position Papers of the Rappaport Center. The Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality. 2003: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14243


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