Creative Decision-Making and the Construction of a Modern Jewish Identity


Publication Date: October 2008

Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry

Author(s): Roberta Rosenberg Farber

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Jewish identification; Identity formation

Type: Report

Coverage: United States Israel


In Jewish Population Studies 29 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1997), 317-330. In this paper I examine the nature of the process of change experience by ba'alei teshuvah based on interviews by the author in New York and Jerusalem.