5 edition of Understanding American Judaism found in the catalog.
Understanding American Judaism
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Jacob Neusner. Vol.2, Sectors of American Judaism, reform, orthodoxy, conservatism, and reconstructionism.|
|Contributions||Neusner, Jacob, 1932-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||326|
Jun 25, · "This book is long overdue. There is no person more qualified than Jonathan Sarna to give us a fresh, important, and provocative perspective on American Judaism. In American Judaism: A New History hehas given us precisely that. We are the better for it."—Deborah E. Lipstadt, Ph.D., Emory University. From the Publisher/5(2). American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity, culture, or nationality. Today the Jewish community in the United States consists primarily of Ashkenazi Jews, who descend from diaspora Jewish populations of Central and Eastern Europe and comprise about 90–95% of the American Jewish population. Most American Ashkenazim are US-born, with a Israel: ,
Jan 01, · The New American Judaism is written from the view point of a conservative Rabbi who has left the fold in order to speak from a position that is contrary to most of his contemporaries. American Judaism is ascending rather than on the decline. And, American Judaism is a modern creation with few links back to the long history of biblical Judaism. In Who Rules the Synagogue?: Religious Authority and the Formation of American Judaism (Oxford University Press ), historian Zev Eleff shows that synagogue life in the United States.
Understanding Judaism and the Jewish Community Rationale The purpose of this lesson is to provide a basic understanding of U.S. Jews and Judaism. Using the children’s book Mrs. Katz and Tush by Patricia Polacco and applying research, teamwork, and presentation skills, students will be introduced to the. He focuses on religion—American Judaism is a history of the Jewish religion in America. Sarna's central concern is the adaptation of Judaism to a land of freedom, which not only permitted but.
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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Jun 25, · Jonathan D. Sarna is University Professor and Joseph H.
and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University and Chief Historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History.
“American Judaism is a masterpiece, the product of decades of study and writing. 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.
How did American culture--predominantly Protestant and overwhelmingly capitalist--affect Jewish religion and culture?5/5(3). Children of Abraham: an introduction to Judaism for Muslims User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Most American readers will welcome the venture in interreligious dialog undertaken by these two books, copublished with the Harriet and Robert Heilbrunn Institute for International Interreligious /5(2).
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In Understanding Judaism: The Basics of Deed and Creed, a perfect textbook for independent and classroom study, Rabbi Benjamin Blech When the Jewish people accepted God's covenant, they committed themselves first to obedience and practice, and then to striving to understand the message implicit in the Torah/5.
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In the minds of many American evangelicals today, Judaism exists in two places: the pages of the Bible and the modern nation of Israel.
In Separated Siblings, John Phelan offers to fill in the gaps of this limited understanding with the larger story of Judaism, including its long history and key facets of Jewish thought and practice. Phelan shows that Judaism is anything but monolithic or.
From Judaism For Dummies, 2nd Edition. By Rabbi Ted Falcon, David Blatner. Understanding Judaism begins with looking at significant historical events that shaped the Jewish culture and learning the Hebrew alphabet, Jewish blessings, and Jewish words and phrases. How do American Jews identify as both Jewish and American.
American Post-Judaism argues that Zionism and the Holocaust, two anchors of contemporary American Jewish identity, will no longer be centers of identity formation for future generations of American Jews. Shaul Magid articulates a new, post-ethnic American Jewishness.
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BY NEUSNER. ILS Top Rated Seller. Book Description: Jonathan D. Sarna's award-winning American Judaism is now available in an updated and revised edition that summarizes recent scholarship and takes into account important historical, cultural, and political developments in American Judaism over the past fifteen years.
Praise for the first edition: "Sarna has written the first systematic, comprehensive, and coherent. Oct 24, · "This book is long overdue.
There is no person more qualified than Jonathan Sarna to give us a fresh, important, and provocative perspective on American Judaism. In American Judaism: A New History hehas given us precisely that. We are the better for it."—Deborah E.
Lipstadt, Ph.D., Emory University. From the PublisherPrice: $ Let me confess at the very outset of this foreword to Dana Evan Kaplan’s excellent book that I resisted writing this essay.
I was eventually persuaded that I should by my respect for the author’s clearheaded understanding of the contemporary situation of Reform Judaism. This book collects in one readily-accessible volume the pioneering research of Carmel U.
Chiswick on the Economics of American Judaism. Filling a major gap in the social-scientific literature, Chiswick’s economic perspective complements that of other social scientists and historians. Feb 04, · One of our most popular religion and history titles - updated and thebindyagency.com guide contains a complete, authoritative account of the Jewish people - including profiles of Biblical and political leaders - and focuses on understanding the Jewish influence on American and world culture, offering insights into the Yiddish and Hebrew languages.
Mar 28, · In our Dec. 29 issue I offered up books about American history, and in the Feb. 2 issue books for Black History Month. Now, with Passover and Easter coming soon, here are books on Judaism that will deepen your knowledge and provide a background for evangelistic efforts.In Politics, Faith, and the Making of American Judaism, Peter Adams recounts the history of the American Jewish Community’s assimilation efforts, organization, and political mobilization in the late 19 th century, as political and cultural imperatives crafted a new, American brand of Judaism.Oct 10, · The book details how to apply Jewish values-based decision making to every aspect of daily Jewish life, from business ethics to daily prayer, from tzedaka to bioethics, from community-building to sex ethics.
Its connection to Kaplan's understanding of Judaism as an evolving religious civilization will be obvious to every reader.