The Dynamics of Jewish Identity

By Leivy Smolar

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), March 1980

The author examines the historical development of Jewish self-conception, from an all-encompassing national identity to modern conceptions such as a religious or ethnic sub-group within wider non-Jewish milieus. He advocates a revitalization of the original conception of the Jewish people as an Am, a nation. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.3, Spring 1980.

Topic: History, Culture, Jewish Identification

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 56/No. 3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Smolar, Leivy. The Dynamics of Jewish Identity. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). March 1980:


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