How to: Create Your Own Denomination

By Esther D. Kustanowitz

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, February 2010

This piece takes a humorous look at the stages involved in creating one's own denomination of Judaism, including: alienation and dissatisfaction from available denominations; content and consideration; dealing with fear from other Jews; finally launching a movement.

Topic: Innovation, Generational Issues, Prayer Communities, Affiliation, Religious Denominations, Community Building

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 40/666

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use; Distribute link freely

Bibliographic Information:
Kustanowitz, Esther D. How to: Create Your Own Denomination. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. February 2010:


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