who in the late 1880's, under the name of AHAD HA'AM ("one of the people"),
passionately called out for a New Jewish Cultural Renaissance
- one in which all Jews everywhere could find pride and meaning.
There is a life of tradition that does not merely consist of conservative preservation, the constant confirmation of
the spiritual and cultural possessions of a community. There is such a thing as a treasure hunt within tradition,
which creates a living relationship to tradition and to which much of what is best in current Jewish consciousness is indebted
even where it was - and is - expressed outside the framework of orthodoxy.
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