Is There a Jewish Story?

By Chava Weissler

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2010

Rather than asking what makes a story Jewish, the author asks how our stories make us Jews? She asserts that telling a story is a way to make sense of the flow of events in our lives, and hearing or reading a story presents us with a way to frame our own lives or the lives of others. She elaborates upon this theme.

Topic: Narrative, Jewish Content, Communal Memory

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.668

Page Number(s): 16

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Weissler, Chava. Is There a Jewish Story?. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2010: 16. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6851


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