Church, State, and the Jewish Community

By Leo Pfeffer

Eugene Borowitz, October 13, 1978

The author discusses the American Jewish community's involvement during the past few decades in several public debates about church and state, including debates related to abortion, school prayer and the public funding if parochial schools. The author notes that many Orthodox figures have sided with the Catholic Church regarding the legality of abortion. The American Jewish community remains committed to the separation of religion and state, he writes.

Topic: Political Behavior, Jewish-Christian Relations, Religion and State, Advocacy, Abortion, Day Schools, Education, Community Relations, Social Issues, Politics, Government

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

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.160

Page Number(s): 185-187

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Pfeffer, Leo. Church, State, and the Jewish Community. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 13 October 1978: 185-187. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8927


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