The Place of Ethnic Identity in the Development of Personal Identity: A Challenge for the Jewish Family

By Herbert C. Kelman

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1998

This article presents a general approach to the development of personal identity, exploring the ways in which various group identities may be incorporated into the emerging personal identity of an individual. This general scheme will have some implications for the question of how Jewish identity can be built into the personal identity of Jewish children, and what role Jewish education may play in this process.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Identity Formation

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Genre: Report

Coverage: World

Language: English

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Kelman, Herbert C. The Place of Ethnic Identity in the Development of Personal Identity: A Challenge for the Jewish Family. Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1998: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2696


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