"Jewish Survivalism" as Communal Ideology: An Empirical Assessment
Publication Date: June 1981
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Jonathan S. Woocher
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 57:4
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Continuity; Community Development; Jewish Values and Ethics
Coverage: United States
The ideology of "Jewish survivalism" does lead the Jewish community to "turn inward." That turning inward need not, however, be an exercise either in self-centeredness or narcissism if the full dimensions of the challenges of survival in the contemporary world are understood and embraced.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.57 no.4, Summer 1981.