Secular Judaism

Jews And Words: Leaving Nothing Un-debated

What is it that identifies secular Jews as a people -- be they Israeli or of the Diaspora, progressive or neo-con, early feminists or members of the Larry David fan club -- across generations and throughout the world?

Jewish Secularism’s Moment

New secular studies department at U.S. college part of increased visibility. But can belief without theology survive?

Staff Writer

Nearly 50 years ago, Time magazine, in a report about Jewish opposition to “religious practices” in public schools, described a rise in Jewish secularism that disturbed some leaders of the American Jewish community.

Sociologist Phil Zuckerman will head new university-level department of secular studies. Photo courtesy Pitzer College
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