Challenges to Consensus in the Contemporary American Jewish Community

By Chaim I. Waxman

Bar-Ilan University Press, 1986

The author explores significant issues of conflict which have challenged the organized American Jewish community since the beginning of the 1970s, and the ways in which the community has dealt with them. He discusses Rabbi Meir Kahane's Jewish Defense League, student counterculture objections, the Havurah movement, the Coalition for Alternatives in Jewish Education, the Jewish feminist movement, and challenges to Zionism.

Topic: Political Behavior, Diaspora Relations, Gender, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Generational Issues, Politics

Name of Publication: Conflict and Consensus in Jewish Political Life

Editor: Cohen, Stuart , Don-Yehiha, Eliezer

Page Number(s): 101-117

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Waxman, Chaim I. Challenges to Consensus in the Contemporary American Jewish Community. Conflict and Consensus in Jewish Political Life. Bar-Ilan University Press. 1986: 101-117. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2449


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