In his op-ed, "Standing Again At Sinai, This Time With Facebook
," Wayne L. Firestone responds to the view held by some that today's young Jews are increasingly disconnected from the State of Israel (see "The Storm Ahead
" (PDF File) by Danny Gordis and "The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment
" (PDF File) by Peter Beinart).
Firestone argues that this generation needs the tools and experiences to engage with the Jewish narrative on their own terms.
This poses a challenge to young American Jews: how will you reshape the Jewish narrative to include that of past generations while internalizing and cultivating your own Jewish identity?
What are your thoughts?