Nishma, Sh'ma December 2004

By Jill Jacobs, Jonathan Ariel, Marcelo Birmajer, Mark Sokoll

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), December 2004

Ariel, Birmajer, Jacobs and Sokoll respond to the biblical text "And Yosef saw his brothers and he recognized them. And he made himself strange to them and spoke harshly to them....And Yosef recognized his brothers, but they did not recognize him." Their responses discuss the essence of diaspora as familial recognition across space and time; contemporary silence as a response to indifference and survival; the potential for transformation through dialogue and encounter; and the importance of creating settings for common experiences.

Topic: Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Diaspora, Jewish Text, Discourse and Dialogue

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 35/616

Page Number(s): 15

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Genre: Other

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Jacobs, Jill. Ariel, Jonathan. Birmajer, Marcelo. Sokoll, Mark. Nishma, Sh'ma December 2004. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). December 2004: 15. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7888


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