Wednesday, August 24, 2011

[Shefa] Maintaining Jewish Identity and Relating to Others

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Dear JTS Family,

How Can Jews Cooperate with Non-Jews to Repair the World, Yet Retain Their Distinctiveness?

This week I blog about the need to maintain a balance between embracing the world and being "a nation that dwells alone." Read my latest essay, "Jews and Others," and let me know what you think.

You can also review the responses to my essay by Daniel Nevins, Aaron Weininger, and Jacob Epstein.

Visit the "Conservative Judaism: A Community Conversation" blog—and follow me on Twitter @Arnold Eisen ( as well.


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Arnold M. Eisen
The Jewish Theological Seminary

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