Counting Jews: Sh'ma Discussion Guide, October 2010

By Susan Berrin

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, October 2010

Three discussion questions are offered as a companion to this issue of Sh'ma, focusing on counting Jews. The questions are: 1) Why are there two commandments to take a census in the Torah? 2) Do your count your "days" forward or backward? And 3) Is counting helpful, or counterproductive?

Topic: Language, Publications, Jewish Text, Meaning, Discourse and Dialogue, Values

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.673

Page Number(s): 11

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Berrin, Susan. Counting Jews: Sh'ma Discussion Guide, October 2010. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. October 2010: 11. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7254


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