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eBook His Brother's Keeper: Israel and Diaspora Jewry in the Twenty-first Century download ISBN: 0805241752
Author: Yossi Beilin
Publisher: Schocken (August 22, 2000)
Language: English
Pages: 272
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In His Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century

In His Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century. Viewing the status quo as the greatest enemy of the Jewish people.

His Brother's Keeper book. In His Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century.

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In His Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century

In His Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century. Viewing the status quo as the greatest enemy of the Jewish people, Beilin challenges the notion that there is nothing to be done about the shrinking number of Jews in the world or the growing gap between Israel and the Diaspora communities. Beilin's approach calls for a new partnership of equals between Israel and Diaspora Jewry.

His Brother's Keeper. Published August 22, 2000 by Schocken.

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His brother’s keeper: Israel and diaspora Jewry in the twenty-first century. Generation Birthright Israel: The impact of an Israel experience on Jewish identity and choices. New York: Shocken Books. Birthright: The true story. Charleston: Create Space. Waltham, MA: Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University. Saxe, Leonard, Theodore Sasson, Shahar Hecht, Benjamin Phillips, Michelle Shain, Graham Wright, and Charles Kadushin.

InHis Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century

InHis Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century.

But in a new book, ''His Brother's Keeper: Israel and Diaspora Jewry in the 21st Century'' (Schocken), he discusses a larger concern, about Jewish continuity worldwide. Mr. Beilin long advocated creating a program to bring adolescent American Jews on visits to Israel, to strengthen their ties to that nation and boost their Jewish identity. On a visit to New York, Mr. Beilin was asked about another idea: allowing ''secular conversion'' to Judaism

First, during the twenty-first century, Israel will become the largest Jewish community in the world. This assertion is based on Israel’s high rate of natural growth, continued immigration by Jews in distress, and the continuing tendency toward assimilation of the Jewish community in America

First, during the twenty-first century, Israel will become the largest Jewish community in the world. This assertion is based on Israel’s high rate of natural growth, continued immigration by Jews in distress, and the continuing tendency toward assimilation of the Jewish community in America. It is natural that the largest community also assumes the greatest importance. Everything that happens in Israel will in the future reflect upon the entire Jewish world, even more so than it does today.

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In His Brother's Keeper, Yossi Beilin, Israel's outspoken Minister of Justice, offers a bold prescription for renewing and enriching Jewish life in the twenty-first century. Viewing the status quo as the greatest enemy of the Jewish people, Beilin challenges the notion that there is nothing to be done about the shrinking number of Jews in the world or the growing gap between Israel and the Diaspora communities.Beilin's approach calls for a new partnership of equals between Israel and Diaspora Jewry.  The goal, he explains, is to strengthen Jewish identity now so that future generations will have a viable tradition to pass along to their children.  Beilin was the initiator of the Birthright program, which aims to bring thousands of Jewish teenagers on fully subsidized trips to Israel in the hope of awakening within them an interest in learning about their Jewish roots.Among Beilin's other suggestions for creating a world-wide Jewish community are recognizing "secular conversions" as a point of entry into the Jewish people, radically overhauling existing Jewish institutions and, in a new era of peace, redirecting Israel's historic sense of mission by providing assistance to Third World countries, in cooperation with the Diaspora.Timely, provocative, powerfully reasoned and argued, His Brother's Keeper will be widely read and passionately debated.
Comments: (2)
Wat!?
I think many reviews, here and elsewhere, are devolving into right wing vs. left wing. A book should be judged by its content, its wording and phrasing, its rhythms. A book is not an election and we who love to read are not giving stars based on our politics, or we should not, in my opinion. There are other places for that. Here we are readers. I found Yossi Beilin's "My Brother's Keeper" engaging, readable, informative and educational. I want to read it again. But my blood boils when I see reviews that have nothing to do with text and everything to do with one's relation to Israel. I enjoy books from all spectrum. I would give 5 stars to any book well written. This is almost, not quite, that good.
Kiutondyl
Anyone concerned about continuity of Judaism must be aware of this book. Yossi Beilin is a soft-spoken, sincere Israeli thinker and politician. His doctrine is quite dominant in the Israeli post-Zionist and increasingly post-Jewish milieu. Much of the book is probably factual about topics like languishing old Jewish and Zionist institutions/bureaucracies. Yet, Beilin's broad brushstrokes are a master plan to redefine and eliminate Judaism, which many in Israel perceive as old folkways, superstition, an obsolete culture rather than a religion. Israel is the centerpiece of Jews since the Holocaust, there was an over investment in Israel at the expense of Judaism and by now Jewish and anti-religious Zionist icons, values, imagery are enmeshed - this book indicates the enmeshment is sinister. Readers with critical minds must ask, "Is Israel centered secularism to replace Judaism world-wide in the long-term?" Is that the solution to the "Jewish problem"? If this sounds implausible (after all Israel is presented as the "Jewish State") readers should learn about dramatic/destructive past changes in Judaism during the Shabtai Zvi and Jacob Frank movements, anti-Jewish practices in leftist kibbutzim since pre-State days, understand Herzl's own views about Judaism and details of his family, or at least read current Israeli headlines about "The Secular Revolution" and where religious Jews are often portrayed as the new "Enemy" - replacing the "Arab" as the evil icon.