From Binationalism to Multiculturalism to the Open Society: The Impact on Canadian Jews
Publication Date: July 2006
Publisher(s): Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Author(s): Michael Brown
Series: Changing Jewish Communities, No 10
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Diversity; Jewish Continuity; Policy; Jewish Identification
Canadian policy towards the diversity of its population has gone through three phases: binationalism, muticulturalism and the open society. The author assesses the impact on the Jewish community in general and individual Jewish identity in particular of each of these approaches. He concludes that the earlier two policies were more conducive to Jewish continuity.