By Professor of Sociology Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Thomas Gergely, Professor Yosef Gorny
Are Jews at the present time nonetheless the providers of a unmarried and exact collective id and do they nonetheless represent a unmarried humans? This two-fold query arises whilst one compares a Hassidi Habad from Brooklyn, a Jewish professor at a mundane collage in Brussels, a standard Yemeni Jew nonetheless residing in Sana’a, a Galilee kibbutznik, or a Russian Jew in Novossibirsk. Is there nonetheless at the present time an important dating among those people who all join Judaism? The research exhibits that the Jewish identification is a number of and will be defined by way of contemplating all editions as "surface constructions" of the 3 common "deep constructions" principal to the idea of collective identification, particularly, collective dedication, perceptions of the collective’s singularity, and positioning vis-?-vis "others."