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The new American Judaism

Jack Wertheimer

The new American Judaism

how Jews practice their religion today

by Jack Wertheimer

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Jews,
  • Identity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-365) and index.

    StatementJack Wertheimer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM205 .W457 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 379 pages
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974440M
    ISBN 100691181292
    ISBN 109780691181295
    OCLC/WorldCa1049711270

      Local, national and global Jewish life. JTS’s Dr. Jack Wertheimer and other thought leaders will discuss issues arising from Wertheimer’s acclaimed new book, The New American Judaism, especially the range of initiatives found in and out of synagogues that are helping to revitalize Jewish religious life. Jewish Book World reached over 5, readers with a specific interest in Jewish books, including library professionals, book festival coordinators, book group members, academicians, and lay leaders. The magazine was a tool to help them learn about new books of Jewish .

    "A History of Judaism is an accessible read. While expansive in content, it does not overwhelm the reader with details of Jewish history that might detract from a broader understanding of Judaism’s complex and nuanced development."—Jonathan Fass, The Jewish Book Council "Keenly conceived, tightly constructed, and very well written.". Book Description: This magisterial work chronicles the year history of the Jewish religion in America. Tracing American Judaism from its origins in the colonial era through the present day, Jonathan Sarna explores the ways in which Judaism adapted in this new context.

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