Ten years after the creation of the state of Israel, one of the most critical disputes over the relationship between religion and state reached a peak. David Ben Gurion wrote to 50 of the best thinkers and researchers in the world asking "Who is a Jew?" This publication contains the letters that answered this question, supplemented by the original text of Ben Gurion and an analysis by Shalow Tasavi.
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Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Ph.D. (1974) in Sociology, University of Jerusalem, is Weinberg Professor of Sociology and the President of the International Institute of Sociology. He has published extensively on ethnicity and language, and is the author of Identity, Culture and Globalization (Brill, 2001-2002).