Be the Jew You Make: Jews, Judaism, and Jewishness in Post-Ethnic America

By Shaul Magid

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2011

For much of Jewish history, Jewishness and being a Jew were inextricably tied to Judaism, or religion, broadly defined as membership in a people. In modern times, a new Jew has emerged as one who is integrally and biologically part of the larger society.

Topic: Peoplehood, Culture, Jewish Identification, Jewish Identity, Ethnicity, Identity

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.678

Page Number(s): 3-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Magid, Shaul. Be the Jew You Make: Jews, Judaism, and Jewishness in Post-Ethnic America. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2011: 3-4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8575


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