Item description for A Nation Scattered: Should Jews Still Live In The Diaspora by Henry Tzvi Lantner...
The Jewish Diaspora has created a struggle for individuals in choosing between staying where they are or living in Israel. And given the present reality of the geopolitical and economic situation, some people question whether or not the call for the ingathering of the Jews been negated. Suffering from accelerated assimilation, decreased birth rates, and a particularly high proportion of intermarriage, Jews living outside of Israel face a challenge to survive that is not seen by those living inside of Israel. In A Nation Scattered, Henry Tzvi Lantner has written 11 thought-provoking essays, often in a humorous vein, based on his own experiences, examining these challenges.
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Studio: MAZO PUBLISHERS
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.25" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Jun 15, 2007
Publisher MAZO PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9657344352 ISBN13 9789657344354
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A sober, at times personal, literate, and reflective discussion on the future of the Jewish people Sep 8, 2005
A Nation Scattered: Should Jews Still Live In The Diaspora? by Henry Tzvi Lantner addresses the complex issues of Jewish communities abroad in the world when the State of Israel exists as a national homeland for the Jewish people. Eleven thought-provoking essays discuss issues of assimilation, decreased birth rates, a high proportion of intermarriage pose challenges to the continued survival of Jews as a culture, faith and identity living outside of Israel. Sample essays include "Conventional Versus Alternative Medicine Or Different Health Services For Rich And Poor Jews", "How Difficult It Is To Be A Jew, Not Only Among Non-Jews, But Also Among Jews As Well", and "Why Do Descendants Of Jewish Forced Converts to Christianity Return To The Jewish Fold?" A sober, at times personal, literate, and reflective discussion on the future of the Jewish people both within and without Israel.