Who Is a Jew and What Is Jewish?

By Susan A. Glenn, Naomi B. Sokoloff

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2011

The age old questions-"Who is a Jew and what is Jewish"- are constantly being reinterpreted and redefined in the modern world. In order to understand the sources and dimensions of conflicts about the definition of Jewish identity, we need to ask how boundaries work.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Conversion, Jewish Identity, Change, Identity Formation, Identity

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.678

Page Number(s): 1-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Glenn, Susan A. Sokoloff, Naomi B. Who Is a Jew and What Is Jewish?. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2011: 1-3. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8574


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