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Post-Communist Jewish Identities: Articles

Annotated bibliographies on several aspects of the subject.

Jewish Identity

This section was compiled by
Allison Fairchild.


Amyot, Robert, and Lee Sigelman. "Jews without Judaism? Assimilation and Jewish Identity in the United States." Social Science Quarterly (1996): 177-189.

Berlin, Isaiah. ""Who Is a Jew?"--Professor Isaiah Berlin's Memorandum to the Prime Minister of Israel, 23 January 1959." Israel Studies (2008): 170-177.

Charme, Stuart Z. "Varieties of Authenticity in Contemporary Jewish Identity." Jewish Social Studies (2000): 133-155.

Charme, Stuart Z. "Jews and Others: Non-Jewish Jews in Israel." Israel Affairs (2009): 52-65.

Gordiejew, Paul. "The Yugoslav Experiment in Secular Jewishness." European Judaism (2007): 43-70.

Hitchens, Christopher. "Israel at Sixty: Jewishness and Secularism." Free Inquiry (2008): 18-19.

Hoffman, Matthew. "FromPintele Yid to Racenjude: Chaim Zhitlovsky and Racial Conceptions of Jewishness." Jewish History (2005): 65-78.

"Israel, Diaspora, and Jewish Identity: A Former Soviet Union Experience." Journal of Progressive Judaism (1999): 29.

Joselow, Deborah. "Building on Jewish Identity: A Marathon, Not a Sprint." Journal of Jewish Communal Service (2010): 31-32.

Katz, Gideon. "The Israeli Kulturkampf." Israel Affairs (2008): 237-254.

Kudenko, Irina, and Deborah Phillips. "The Model of Integration? Social and Spatial Transformations in the Leeds Jewish Community." Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies (2009): p1533-1549.

Shimony, Tali. "Teaching the Bible as a Common Culture." Jewish History (2007): 159-178.

Woocher, Jonathan. "Establishing a New Lens and Vocabulary for Jewish Identity." Journal of Jewish Communal Service (2010): 24-26.

Zeltzer-Zubida, Aviva and Philip Kasinitz. "The Next Generation: Russian Jewish Young Adults in Contemporary New York." Contemporary Jewry (2005): 193-225.

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