The Challenge of Shared Communal Identity

By Donniel Hartman

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, December 12, 1997

The author argues that in order to restore a sense of community to the Jewish people, a reevaluation of communal identity is necessary. This includes finding a revised basis of unity, a new idolatry that must be rejected as a sign of commitment to Judaism.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Unity, Identity Formation, Community Building, Values, Jewish Thought

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.28/no.543

Page Number(s): 5-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Hartman, Donniel. The Challenge of Shared Communal Identity. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 12 December 1997: 5-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8526


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