Threat or Blessing: Multiculturalism

By Shai Held

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, January 7, 1994

Multiculturalism has become a cliche. Ethnic groups define themselves by their suffering and its relativity to others' suffering. Returning to a meaning of multiculturalism that encompasses "ethnic pride without chauvinism" and includes listening as well as speaking would greatly improve the dialogue on the topic.

Topic: Antisemitism, Education, Tolerance, Ideology, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism, Identity

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.465

Page Number(s): 3-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Held, Shai. Threat or Blessing: Multiculturalism. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 7 January 1994: 3-5.


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