Hot is the New Cool

By Jay Michaelson

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), March 2008

The author discusses the changes in "Jewish cool" culture. In the new cool, nothing is taking for granted -- religion, gender, class or the social conventions that pass for identity. In the same way that the Jewish hipster cool was new and surprising in the past, postmodern mixes of identity, growth and vitality are among the characteristics of participants in this new subculture.

Topic: Gender, Culture, Jewish Identification

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 39/648

Page Number(s): 23

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Michaelson, Jay. Hot is the New Cool. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). March 2008: 23. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6332


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