Food or Thought: the Surest Way to the Heart of the Jewish College Student

By Jill Jacobs

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, November 14, 1997

The author argues that textual study and challenging intellectual engagement are what young Jews seek to feel connected to their faith. The attempts at luring them with Jewish culture have not worked because no one asked if that is what they want.

Topic: College Organizations, Culture, Jewish Identification, Engagement, Jewish Text, Outreach, University Organizations, Campus Organizations, Identity Formation, Jewish Literacy

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.28/no.541

Page Number(s): 3-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Jacobs, Jill. Food or Thought: the Surest Way to the Heart of the Jewish College Student. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 14 November 1997: 3-4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8517


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