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The Social Scientific Study of JewrySources, Approaches, Debates$
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Uzi Rebhun

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199363490

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.001.0001

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Contradictory Constructions of “Jewish” in Britain’s Political and Legal Systems

Contradictory Constructions of “Jewish” in Britain’s Political and Legal Systems

Chapter:
(p.250) (p.251) Toward a Broader View of Jewish Rebuilding after the Holocaust
Source:
The Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s):

David J. Graham

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0013

This chapter examines the contradictory definition of “Jewish” in the legal and political systems in Great Britain. It explains the ethnicity-based definition of Jewish in the legal system and the faith-based definition in the political system. It suggests that both definitions are not completely correct and accurate and highlights the need for subgroups to be defined, for practical and for functional reasons.

Keywords:   Jewish, legal system, political system, Great Britain, ethnicity, faith

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