In the first part of this article we looked at some of the ways in which identity—Jewish identity in particular—is formed and shaped. In this second part of the article, we are going to briefly recap the importance of social identity and social memory theory and then consider what the research data says about how…

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If you are anything like me, you might just be a creature of habit. Many of us are, but perhaps that shouldn’t surprise us. Since the day we were born, we have been learning what to do and how to do it, picking up habits and customs, finding out what works and what doesn’t. Now,…

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