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Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher(s): Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Alan Mittleman; Alan Mittleman

Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2006, pp.8-9.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Education (Education personnel and population)

Keywords: Academic Research; Judaic Studies; History; Church and State

Type: Report


The author reviews the contribution of scholar Daniel J. Elazar to the field of Jewish political studies. The author explains some of Elazar's major ideas, including the comparison of American political structure to biblical and other Jewish political forms.