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Author Kahn-Harris, Keith, 1971-

Title Turbulent times : the British Jewish community today / Keith Kahn-Harris and Ben Gidley
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (237 pages)
Contents Jewish community and Jewish leadership in the UK -- Research and the "reflexive turn" in Anglo Jewry -- The continuity consensus -- From Jewish continuity to Jewish continuity -- The renewal agenda -- From renewal to renaissance -- New antisemitism, new insecurity
Summary The first book-length study of contemporary British Jewry, Turbulent Times: The British Jewish Community Today examines the changing nature of the British Jewish community and its leadership since 1990. Keith Kahn-Harris and Ben Gidley contend that there has been a shift within Jewish communal discourse from a strategy of security, which emphasized Anglo-Jewry's secure British belonging and citizenship, to a strategy of insecurity, which emphasizes the dangers and threats Jews face individually and communally. This shift is part of a process of renewal in the community that has led to someth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-224) and index
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Subject Jews -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.
Jews -- Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Jews -- Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
Judaism -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.
Great Britain -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gidley, Ben.
ISBN 1282821644
1441110402 (electronic bk.)
9781441110404 (electronic bk.)