Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Stephen H. Hoffman
Series: The President's Study Forum on World Jewish Affairs, Series C 2004-2007, pp. 53-56.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Future; Globalization; World Jewry
The speaker responds to the first Annual Assessment produced by the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute. He raises several issues of concern to world Jewry: 1) Security 2) The Jewish nature of the state of Israel 3) Israel's inclusion of the 'other' and its influence upon Jewry and 4) Globalization. The author emphasizes the need for investing in Jewish education as well as harnessing the internet to foster cohesion and learning.