Eliezer Schweid on the Religious Dimension of a Secular Jewish Renewal

  title={Eliezer Schweid on the Religious Dimension of a Secular Jewish Renewal},
  author={A. Ackerman},
  journal={Modern Judaism},
  pages={209 - 228}
One of the most significant cultural trends in Israeli society is the resurgence of interest in Jewish texts among circles of secular Jews. The return of secular Jews to the Jewish bookshelf began in the mid-1970s as part of the cultural reconfiguration that followed the Yom Kippur War. It has accelerated, however, in the last fifteen years, particularly since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, producing numerous initiatives and institutions involving joint secular–religious study of Jewish… Expand
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On Jewish Learning
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Schweid discusses faith extensively in two of his earlier works: ‘‘What Is Faith?’
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