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Israel: Culture

The Balcony

Throughout 2005, in honor of the 350th anniversary of Jewish life in America, Israeli-American Ruth Calderon shared her observations about the complexity of American Jewish identity. Moving acrostically through the alphabet, Calderon examines Jewish-American experiences through an Israeli prism. The following excerpts on "America," "Flag," "Jerusalem," and "Zionism," are reprinted with the permission of Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility.
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