Jewish Communal Affairs

Chapter
Part of the American Jewish Year Book book series (AJYB, volume 109-112)

Abstract

The years 2008–2012 brought significant change to the American Jewish community. As the economic recession created difficulties for individual Jews and Jewish institutions, a cultural climate that promoted individual fulfillment weakened Jewish group cohesion, leading, on the one hand, to disaffiliation, and on the other, to deep divisions about Israel and over the meaning of being Jewish.

Keywords

Jewish Community Jewish Life Jewish State Jewish Organization Jewish Federation 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.American Jewish CommitteeNew YorkUSA

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