Jack Wertheimer

Mapping The Network Of Jewish Websites

Mapping The Network Of Jewish Websites
By October 29, 2010

The following piece by Ari Y. Kelman, Professor of American Studies and Director of the Graduate Group in the Study of Religion at UC Davis, is an excerpt from a soon to be published study entitled “Reality of the Virtual: … Read More

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Why Study Young Jewish Leaders? An Introduction.

Why Study Young Jewish Leaders?  An Introduction.
By October 28, 2010

At the first planning meeting for a new project examining Jewish leaders in their twenties and thirties, Shaul Kelner, himself a young-ish  sociologist, threw down the gauntlet: “Maybe we ought to study older leaders to find out why they are so … Read More

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The End of the Jewish People

The End of the Jewish People
By June 11, 2007

Jack Wertheimer has been called “American Jewry’s Cassandra.” The Chief Academic Officer of the Jewish Theological Seminary rails against the decline in ethnic identity among American Jews and warns of the disastrous consequences of our predilection for universalist ideas and … Read More

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