The Balcony, May 2005

By Ruth Calderon

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), May 2005

The author, an Israeli living in America, shares her observations about suburban Jewish life and American Jewish identity in this excerpt from her article "The Balcony." Using the letters U and V as she moves acrostically through the alphabet, she describes standard American "uniforms" and American Jews' "vacation habits."

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, Cities and Suburbs, Jewish Identification, Consumerism

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.35/no.621

Page Number(s): 13

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Calderon, Ruth. The Balcony, May 2005. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). May 2005: 13.


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