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Kinship and Consent
Jewish Political Tradition and Its Contemporary Uses





ISBN 9781560009337
Published January 31, 1997 by Routledge
632 Pages

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A major dimension of modern Jewish life has been the revival of conscious political activity on the part of the Jewish people, whether through reestablishment of the State of Israel, new forms of diaspora community organization, or the common Jewish fight against anti-Semitism. Precisely because contemporary Jewry has moved increasingly toward self-definition in political terms, a significant part of the search for roots and meaning must take place within the political realm.