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Studying the Jewish future

Author: Calvin Goldscheider
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Univ. of Washington Press, 2004.
Series: The Samuel and Althea Stroum lectures in Jewish studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the power of Jewish culture and assesses the perceived threats to the coherence and size of Jewish communities in the United States, Europe, and Israel. This book shows how context shapes  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Calvin Goldscheider
ISBN: 0295983884 9780295983882 0295983892 9780295983899
OCLC Number: 238075055
Notes: A study of Jewish communities in the United States, Europe, and Israel. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XVI, 152 Seiten.
Contents: Preface1. Studying the Jewish Future2. The Futures of Jewish Communities in the United States, Europe, and Israel3. Forecasting Jewish Populations4. The Centrality of Jewish Values in Shaping the Jewish Future5. What Prophecy and Animal Sacrifices Reveal about Contemporary Jewish Communities6. Secularism, Religion, Ethnicity, and AssimilationNotesIndex
Series Title: The Samuel and Althea Stroum lectures in Jewish studies
Responsibility: Calvin Goldscheider.

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An effective antidote to the melancholy views of those who gloomily forecast the demise of the Jewish community. * Jewish Journal, Dade County, FL *

 
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