The Dynamics of Jewish Identity
Publication Date: March 1980
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)
Author(s): Leivy Smolar
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 56-3
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish identification; Culture; History
Coverage: United States
The author examines the historical development of Jewish self-conception, from an all-encompassing national identity to modern conceptions such as a religious or ethnic sub-group within wider non-Jewish milieus. He advocates a revitalization of the original conception of the Jewish people as an Am, a nation.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.3, Spring 1980.