Contemporary Jewries : Convergence and divergence.

This work aims to explore whether one can still speak, at the beginning of the 21st century, of one Jewish People encompassing all Jews in the world and based on shared principles of collective identity. It covers factors of convergence and divergence that characterize contemporary Jewries.

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Main Author: Ben-Rafael, E.
Other Authors: Gorny, Yosef., Ro'i, Yacov.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Leiden : BRILL, 2003.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgement
  • Introduction
  • PART ONE GENERAL PERSPECTIVES
  • 1. Klal Yisrael: From Halakha to History
  • 2. Is the Jewish Diaspora Unique?
  • 3. World Jewish Population at the Dawn of the 21th Century
  • PART TWO ISRAELI JEWISHNESS
  • 4. The Meaning of Jewish-Israeli Identity
  • 5. Israel and its Covenant: Religious-Zionist Thought
  • 6. Israeli-Jewish Identities
  • 7. The Significance of Israel in Modern Jewish Identities
  • PART THREE AMERICAN JEWISHNESS
  • 8. Between Two Zions
  • 9. Unraveling the Ethnoreligious Package
  • 10. Identity and Identification of Jewish Baby Boomers
  • 11. Jewish Continuity from the Reform-Judaism Perspective
  • PART FOUR RUSSIAN JEWISHNESS
  • 12. Soviet Jewry from Identification to Identity
  • 13. The Meanings of Jewishness in Russia and Ukraine
  • 14. Russian-Jewish Ethnicity: Israel and Russia Compared
  • 15. The Dilemma of Russian-Born Adolescents in Israel
  • PART FIVE JEWISH IDENTITIES IN WESTERN EUROPE
  • 16. The Changing French Jewish Identity
  • 17. Is the French Model in Decline?
  • 18. To be Jewish in Belgium These Days
  • PART SIX JEWISHNESS IN LATIN AMERICA
  • 19. Israel in Jewish Communal Life-South America
  • 20 Israel and Argentine Jews: Complementary or Conflicting?
  • 21. Argentine Jewry in a Period of Economic Crisis
  • BY WAY OF EPILOGUE
  • 22. The Space and Dilemmas of Contemporary Jewish Identities
  • Glossary
  • Hebrew terms
  • Specific notions
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • A
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  • P
  • Q
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