Jewish Diversity and Its Implications for Jewish Peoplehood: Obstacle or Opportunity

By Jacob B. Ukeles, Ron Miller, Steven M. Cohen

Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education, November 2012

Fragmentation, differentiation, or diversity, three words which carry the same meaning relative to perspective, are growing trends in the Jewish population. The authors of this article analyzed diversity in among the New York Jewish population, which they view as emblematic of the greater Jewish population worldwide. These trends present a challenge to he social bases for coherence and communality, community, and collectivity. However, they also present opportunities, as the multiplicity of cultures can be seen as a valuable resource for community.

Topic: Peoplehood, Engagement, Change, Jewish Identity, Diversity, Identity

Name of Publication: The Peoplehood Papers

Editor: Ravid, Shlomi

Volume/Issue: 9

Page Number(s): 24-27

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Genre: Article

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Ukeles, Jacob B. Miller, Ron. Cohen, Steven M. Jewish Diversity and Its Implications for Jewish Peoplehood: Obstacle or Opportunity. The Peoplehood Papers. Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education. November 2012: 24-27. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14753


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