It is the central argument of this essay that the profile of persons as ordered and affirmed by the difference between the divine and the human presents a different conception of power than that presupposed by multiculturalism.
How do Jews see themselves as members of the American public sector? How should they see themselves within this arena? The history of Jewish involvement and self-perception within American cultural and political life is quite complex and has taken several sharp turns since the first Jews arrived in what was tiien New Amsterdam in 1654.
It is not difficult to defend the claim that for at least the first two hundred and …