Manifestations of Jewish Messianic Movements and the Cults


Publication Date: September 1980

Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Menahem Herman

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Youth; Jewish Education; Cults

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The lessons of Jewish history are most instructive when considering the attraction cults lamentably hold for Jewish adolescents. Creative means of coping with the cult challenge can be devised once the relationship between Jew and messianic speculation is articulated.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.57 no.1, Fall 1980.