Identity Making: Its Historical Roots

By Lila C. Berman

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2011

What does it mean, today, to want one's children to have a strong Jewish identity? On one hand, this desire implies a straightforward belief in our ability to mold identity into something that is stable and proper. On the hand, it expresses our inability to know what it means to possess identity in the future.

Topic: Parenthood, Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Children, Jewish Identity, Education, Religion, Future, Identity

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.678

Page Number(s): 6-7

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Berman, Lila C. Identity Making: Its Historical Roots. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2011: 6-7. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8578


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