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Connected Jews: Expressions of Community in Analogue and Digital Culture

Simon J. Bronner and Caspar Battegay

Abstract

How Jews use media to connect with one another has profound consequences for Jewish identity, community, and culture. This volume explores how the use of media can both create communities and divide them because of how different media shape actions and project anxieties, conflicts, and emotions. Taken together, the chapters consider how Jewish use of media at home and in the street, as well as in the synagogue and in school, affects the individual's sense of ethnic and religious affiliation. They include closely observed case studies, in various national contexts, of the role of popular film, ... More

Keywords: Jews, media, Jewish identity, Jewish community, Jewish culture, religious affiliation, ethnic affiliation, popular film, Internet, smartphones

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781906764869
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781906764869.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon J. Bronner, editor

Caspar Battegay, editor

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