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
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.