Contemporary American Judaism: transformation and renewal

A historical overview from 1945 -- The reengagement with spirituality -- The rise and fall of American Jewish denominations -- Facing the collapse of the intermarriage stigma -- Inclusivity as a social value -- Radical responses to the suburban experience -- The popularization of Jewish mystical out...

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Main Author: Kaplan, Dana Evan 1960-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Columbia University Press c2009
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Judaism
Further subjects:B Judaism 21st century
B Jews Identity
B Spiritual life Judaism
B Jews United States Identity
B Judaism United States History 20th century
B Jews United States Social conditions
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Summary:A historical overview from 1945 -- The reengagement with spirituality -- The rise and fall of American Jewish denominations -- Facing the collapse of the intermarriage stigma -- Inclusivity as a social value -- Radical responses to the suburban experience -- The popularization of Jewish mystical outreach -- Herculean efforts at synagogue renewal -- Conclusion: the future of Judaism in America -- Afterword / Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0231137281