Special Issue

Contemporary Jewry, Vol. 30, No. 2-3, October 2010, Special Issue on the Distancing Hypothesis

Samuel Heilman, Editor's Introduction

Theodore Sasson, Charles Kadushin, and Leonard Saxe, Trends in American Jewish Attachment to Israel: An Assessment of the Distancing Hypothesis

Steven M. Cohen and Ari Y. Kelman, Thinking About Distancing from Israel

Ron Miller and Arnold Dashefsky, Brandeis v. Cohen et al.: The Distancing from Israel Debate

Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz and Jonathon Ament, The Israel Attachments of American Jews: Assessing the Debate

Irving Louis Horowitz, "Distancing" from Israel in American Jewish Life

Sergio DellaPergola, Distancing, Yet One

Ephraim Tabory, Attachment to Israel and Jewish Identity: An Assessment of an Assessment

Ariela Keysar, Distancing from Israel: Evidence on Jews of No Religion

Calvin Goldscheider, American and Israeli Jews: Oneness and Distancing

Paul Burstein, What is Really Being Debated in the Debate on the Distancing Hypothesis?

Ira M. Sheskin, A Geographical Approach to an Analysis of the Distancing Hypothesis

Chaim I. Waxman, Beyond Distancing: Jewish Identity, Identification, and America’s Young Jews

Jack Wertheimer, Go Out and See What the People Are Doing

Bethamie Horowitz, Beyond Attachment: Widening the Analytic Focus about the American Jewish Relationship to Israel

Gordon Fellman, Responding to the Debate Between Sasson, et al., and Cohen and Kelman

Rela Mintz Geffen, The Distancing Hypothesis: Fact or Fiction? A Response

Bruce Phillips, Splitting the Difference and Moving Forward with the Research

Alex Pomson, A Sense of Distance through the Classroom Window

Lawrence A. Kobrin, Measuring “Attachment” and “Distance”: American Jews and Israel

Marvin Schick, Distance is Always Relative

Morton Weinfeld, The Distancing Debate

Ronald W. Zweig, Distancing or Transformation? Ties to Israel Come of Age

Steven M. Cohen and Ari Y. Kelman, Distancing is Closer than Ever

Theodore Sasson, Charles Kadushin and Leonard Saxe, On Sampling, Evidence and Theory: Concluding Remarks on the Distancing Debate