Imagining American Jews: Recent Visions and Revisions

By Arnold Eisen

Rabbinical Assembly of America (RA), 1989

My aim in this paper is threefold. First, I will try to lay out systematically the story we tell of ourselves. Second, I will trace chronologically several of its principal articulations. Third, I will discuss several of its most recent retellings. My hope is to suggest a feature of our discourse about ourselves which remains elusive.

Topic: History, Sociology

Name of Publication: Conservative Judaism

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Eisen, Arnold. Imagining American Jews: Recent Visions and Revisions. Conservative Judaism. Rabbinical Assembly of America (RA). 1989:


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