Talk:Jewish assimilation

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I'm not sure what to make of this page. It is very poorly written. Epson291 01:54, 24 June 2007 (UTC)

yeah, terrible. And I don't want to do a thing with this subject either. I suppose no else does either. --Sammermpc 01:03, 31 August 2007 (UTC)
I fixed it a little bit, but it's still very bad.--Doom777 (talk) 14:36, 19 December 2007 (UTC)
I tried, I failed. This needs a re-write. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.162.77.10 (talk) 15:10, 3 January 2008 (UTC)
Why is there even a seperate heading for this? How is assimilation as a jew different from every other nationality? --62.68.177.33 (talk) 18:28, 18 January 2008 (UTC)

cleanup[edit]

I hope my recent contributions to this page have made a difference. Under the enlightenment page i corrected some dates so that they would correspond with those on pages cited. I also went through and made changes to help with the flow of sentences. Finally, i thoroughly agree with most of the above comments, and feel that as a whole this page either needs to be re-written or at least have more information added to it so that it is doing more then just stating basic weakly related facts. --Trumper1824 (talk) 18:32, 26 February 2008 (UTC)

definining "assimilation"[edit]

Excuse me, but I'm speaking from ignorance, but I didn't know that assimilation involved giving up one's Jewish identity, culture, or religion. I thought it could also mean fitting in with, and integrating with, a society. For example, one can speak accentless English without giving up the ability to speak Hebrew or Yiddish; be friends and partners with people of all cultural backgrounds; and so forth.75.111.161.156 (talk) 02:45, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

Re-write[edit]

Basically, I could not believe that the previously one-sided, narrowly religious article would be allowed on Wikipedia. I actually found the previously POV’d version on an outside site mirroring Wikipedia. As a gentile, I am little-qualified, but believe it does more NPOV justice to the subject than before. CasualObserver'48 (talk) 13:27, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

It is still a pretty terrible, POV article. Not quite sure what it is trying to say.--Parkwells (talk) 00:19, 13 March 2009 (UTC)