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Reaching In, Reach Out: Satisfying the Spiritual Hunger of Today's Jews

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Publication Date: January 1990

Publisher(s): Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)

Author(s): Steven Huberman

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 66:4

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)

Keywords: Jewish Outreach; Spirituality; Jewish Continuity

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Today, many Jews are traveling along different spiritual paths in a search for meaning, purpose, and certainty. A survey of over 3,000 affiliated Jews in the Los Angeles area found that many Jews are conducting that search outside the organized Jewish community. Creating supportive, close-knit communities, developing role models, and devising creative outreach programs can reach these marginally involved Jews.