A new moment in time

The unraveling of the contemporary Jewish civic enterprise—contexts and comparisons

Authored by: Steven Windmueller

The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography

Print publication date:  October  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138193611
eBook ISBN: 9780429458927
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429458927-21

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Abstract

The core institutions that touch our lives are undergoing profound change. How we define ourselves as citizens, religious participants, organizational representatives, and political actors is being challenged. In the past, either the state or its established institutions controlled and directed social outcomes. Today, the imprint of outside forces, including the technology revolution, generational trends, and social tastes, is transforming the marketplace.

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