Rebuilding Jewish Peoplehood

Publication Date: January 1997

Publisher: Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)

Author(s): Steven Bayme

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Religious denominations

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Jewish unity has been fractured both by the rise of a triumphant Orthodoxy and the increased radicalization of the liberal movements. Jewish peoplehood can be rebuilt by strengthening modern Orthodoxy, recognizing that assimilation is the problem affecting all Jews, and coming together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Israel.