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Contemporary Jewries [electronic resource] : convergence and divergence / edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Yosef Gorny, and Yaacov Ro�i.

Contributor(s): Ben Rafael, Eliezer | Gorni, Yosef | Ro'i, Yaacov.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jewish identities in a changing world: v. 2.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (vii, 401 p.).ISBN: 1417538961 (electronic bk.); 9781417538966 (electronic bk.); 9047401948; 9789047401940; 9789004129504 (acid-free paper); 9004129502 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Jews -- Identity | Jewish diaspora | Judaism -- 20th century | HISTORY -- Jewish | Electronic books | Jodendom | Identiteit | Etnisch bewustzijn | Judentum | Kongress | Identit�at | Diaspora | JudenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contemporary Jewries.DDC classification: 909/.04924083 Other classification: 11.20 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Yosef Gorny, Yaacov Ro'i -- Klal Yisrael: from Halakha to history / Yosef Gorny -- Is the Jewish Diaspora unique? / Gabriel Sheffer -- World Jewish population at the dawn of the 21th century / Sergio Della Pergola -- The meaning of Jewish-Israeli identity / David Ohana -- Israel and its covenant: religious-Zionist thought / Shalom Ratzabi -- Israeli-Jewish identities / Eliezer Ben-Rafael -- The significance of Israel in modern Jewish identities / Ruth Gavison -- Between two Zions / Henry L. Feingold -- Unravelling the ethnoreligious package / Charles Liebman -- Identity and identification of Jewish baby boomers / Chaim I. Waxman -- Jewish continuity from the Reform-Judaism perspective / Ofer Shiff -- Soviet Jewry from identification to identity / Yaacov Ro'i -- The meanings of Jewishness in Russia and Ukraine / Zvi Gitelman -- Russian-Jewish ethnicity: Israel and Russia compared / Vladimir Khanin -- The dilemma of Russian-born adolescents in Israel / Marina Niznick -- The changing French Jewish identity / Michel Wieviorka -- Is the French model in decline? / Pierre Birnbaum -- To be Jewish in Belgium these days / Maurice Konopnicki -- Israel in Jewish communal life -- South America / Yosef Goldstein -- Israel and Argentine Jews: complementary or conflicting? / Raanan Rein -- Argentine Jewry in a period of economic crisis / Natan Lerner -- The space and dilemmas of contemporary Jewish identities / Eliezer Ben-Rafael.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-380) and index.

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Introduction / Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Yosef Gorny, Yaacov Ro'i -- PART ONE. GENERAL PERSPECTIVES -- Klal Yisrael: from Halakha to history / Yosef Gorny -- Is the Jewish Diaspora unique? / Gabriel Sheffer -- World Jewish population at the dawn of the 21th century / Sergio Della Pergola -- PART TWO. ISRAELI JEWISHNESS -- The meaning of Jewish-Israeli identity / David Ohana -- Israel and its covenant: religious-Zionist thought / Shalom Ratzabi -- Israeli-Jewish identities / Eliezer Ben-Rafael -- The significance of Israel in modern Jewish identities / Ruth Gavison -- PART THREE. AMERICAN JEWISHNESS -- Between two Zions / Henry L. Feingold -- Unravelling the ethnoreligious package / Charles Liebman -- Identity and identification of Jewish baby boomers / Chaim I. Waxman -- Jewish continuity from the Reform-Judaism perspective / Ofer Shiff -- PART FOUR. RUSSIAN JEWISHNESS -- Soviet Jewry from identification to identity / Yaacov Ro'i -- The meanings of Jewishness in Russia and Ukraine / Zvi Gitelman -- Russian-Jewish ethnicity: Israel and Russia compared / Vladimir Khanin -- The dilemma of Russian-born adolescents in Israel / Marina Niznick -- PART FIVE. JEWISH IDENTITIES IN WESTERN EUROPE -- The changing French Jewish identity / Michel Wieviorka -- Is the French model in decline? / Pierre Birnbaum -- To be Jewish in Belgium these days / Maurice Konopnicki -- PART SIX. JEWISHNESS IN LATIN AMERICA -- Israel in Jewish communal life -- South America / Yosef Goldstein -- Israel and Argentine Jews: complementary or conflicting? / Raanan Rein -- Argentine Jewry in a period of economic crisis / Natan Lerner -- BY WAY OF EPILOGUE -- The space and dilemmas of contemporary Jewish identities / Eliezer Ben-Rafael.

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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