continuity

Definitions

  • An objective, often expressed in response to rising rates of interfaith marriage, to ensure that Judaism is transmitted from one generation to the next.

Example Sentences

  • "AJC studies as well as other studies show that the rapidly rising number of intermarriages represents a serious risk to the vitality of the Jewish community, Jewish continuity, and identity." (American Jewish Committee)
  • "If you would like to learn how to become involved with the Fund or to support this vehicle for Jewish continuity, please don’t hesitate to be in touch." (Slingshot Guide '08-'09)

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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