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Title: What do American Jews believe?
Authors: Berger, David
Keywords: American Jews
American Judaism
Religious beliefs
Issue Date: Aug-1996
Publisher: AJC: American Jewish Committee
Citation: Berger, D. 1996, (August). What do American Jews believe? Commentary Magazine, 102(2),19-21
Series/Report no.: Commentary Magazine;102(2)
Abstract: AMERICAN JEWS and American Judaism have lately come under increasing pressure from a variety of sources, ranging from secularism and movements of personal and sexual liberation to multiculturalism, religious syncretism, and, on the other side, a newly assertive Christian conservatism. To the challenge of contemporary American culture, ever larger numbers of Jews appear to be responding by assimilating, marrying out, or otherwise falling away-although among some there has also been an intense and perhaps surprising movement in the opposite direction, toward a return to religious practice. ¶ In the face of these realities, we would like you to address the following two groups of questions concerning your own personal beliefs and your view of the religious scene: (from Introduction)
Description: Magazine article
ISSN: 0010-2601
Appears in Collections:Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies (BRGS): Faculty Publications

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