Moses argues that after the Holocaust there was an overarching notion of Jewish solidarity that “fueled Jewish identity and community development for generations. However, “over time, we have come to realize that our differences are profound and enduring, and that as a people we would be naïve to believe that these differences could be subservient to an all-embracing sense of what binds us as a people. If indeed we find ourselves in an “age of pluralism,” then we are well-served to engage in a sober assessment of how we can reconcile our widening diversity with the near dreamlike sense of oneness that resonated so strongly in prior decades.” He concludes that “developing a capacity to “engage” Jews who are different around a sense of the common good is our renewed struggle.”

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