Article Library / 2016

2016 Annual Assessment


Connected Jews from different communities and backgrounds claim that “Peoplehood” and “Culture” are the main components of Judaism – more than “Religion” and “Ancestry.” And while we cannot always know for sure what they mean by that, there are clues in the way they answer questions about the practicalities of Jewish life: They value “caring for other Jews” more than “keeping the laws of the Torah.”