The Challenge of Outreach: Turning On Turned Off Jews
Publication Date: June 1980
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)
Author(s): Richard J. Israel
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 56-4
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish identification; Jewish Organizations; Jewish Outreach
Coverage: United States
The author argues that effective outreach is not a matter of technical prowess or organizational structure, but rather of creating a warm, lively, engaged Jewish community that is passionate about Judaism. He reviews the unique roots of the American Jewish community and discusses the problems of Jewish identity faced consequently by the community's modern branches.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.4, Summer 1980.