Rooted In Change – A Map of the Evolution of Jewish Community
Through our work at 21/64 we have come to understand that many American Jews have little historical knowledge of the Jewish community beyond the era in which they were raised. We believe that in learning history it is crucial to understand how the past impacts the future via the choices we make today. This map traces key social innovations, experiments, leaders and movements that emerged in the first 350 years of American Jewish life and the forces that catalyzed them. The map encourages users to ask critical questions about historical events and the evolution of Jewish community, helping users to locate themselves on the communal map by asking: who am I, what am I inheriting, and how will I act in response?