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Judaism in America

Joseph L. Blau

Judaism in America

From Curiosity to Third Faith

by Joseph L. Blau

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Published by Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7415391M
ISBN 100226057283
ISBN 109780226057286

  Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4, years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself . A very clear and detailed book about the history of Judaism in America from the founding days to the present. I thought the author's presentation of all the various forms Jewish worship have taken in America was balanced and very interesting/5.

Did we miss a great book, or do you have feedback about one of the books we listed? Email us at [email protected] or comment below. 1) Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs and Rituals (Updated in ) by George Robinson. 2) Judaism’s 10 Best Ideas: A Brief Guide for Seekers () by Arthur Green.   I wanted to emphasize how correct Michelle Jones is in recommending Rabbi Joseph Telushkin's books. I have been selling his book Jewish Literacy at Arcadia for years now, and get nothing but rave reviews from customers, along with lots of "thank y.

Such coherent shape as this German Reform Judaism of America possesses was given to it only slowly, and mainly through the agency of certain conferences of rabbis, which, in emulation of those held in Germany in the forties (Brunswick, ; Frankfort-on-the-Main, ), were directed to this task.   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 history of Judaism.


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Sarna's book is a brilliant chronicle of the year history of the Jewish religion in America. Yes, his focus is on American Judaism and not another history of Jews in America. He asks all of the right questions: How has Judaism developed in America?Cited by: The Chosen Wars is the important story of how Judaism enhanced America and how America inspired Judaism.

Steven R. Weisman tells the dramatic history of how Judaism redefined itself in America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries—the personalities that fought each other and shaped its evolution and, crucially, the force of the American /5(22).

A fine contribution to the Columbia Contemporary American Religion series, Raphael's book is an apt portrait of contemporary Judaism in y Journal Raphael makes an enlightening contribution to the history, development, and future of Judaism A most pleasurable read.

By the time he was ready to write a book decades later, he had come to realize that America had changed Judaism, just as Judaism had changed.

Raphael's book manages to be an introduction to Jewish beliefs and practices, a quick history of Jewish life in America, and a thoughtful reflection on /5. With synagogues in North America and a home in Israel, USCJ is the largest network of Conservative Jews in the Judaism in America book.

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The Past, Present and Future Judaism in America book Jews in America Gal Beckerman discusses several new books that touch on American Jewish identity, and Kiese Laymon talks about his new memoir, “Heavy.”.

"American Judaism providesa comprehensive and insightful portrait of the American Jewish experience. Sarna is magisterial as well as accessible in this work, and American Judaism willserve as the standard book in the an Judaism indicates why Sarna has earned his reputation as the premiere American Jewish historian of his generation!"—David Ellenson, President.

This book is about the beliefs, doctrines, history, institutions, and leaders of the Jewish religious community. It is based on historical evidence as well as interviews and direct observation of about synagogues in the country and presents a full portrait of a religious tradition that comprises only two percent of America's population but has a large influence on American culture.

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“The thesis of this book,” he writes, “is that the Judaism of America today — even as practiced by many in the traditionalist Orthodox branch — bears witness to a spirit of dynamism and. Jews in America: Selected full-text books and articles The Jews of the United States, to By Hasia R.

Diner University of California Press, Read preview Overview. Judaism (Hebrew: יהדות) is the world's oldest Abrahamic religion.

It is almost 4, years old. There are about 15 million followers. They are called Jews. It is the oldest monotheistic religion.

The Torah is the most important holy book of Judaism. Buy a cheap copy of American Judaism: A History book by Jonathan D. Sarna. 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 Free shipping over $Cited by: Browse & Buy: Judaism books encompass the full range of material in this rich Abrahamic faith, from core beliefs to daily practices and history.

Those who practice Judaism follow the tenets of the Torah, which explains Jewish beliefs as well as the history of the ancient Israelites. The Tanakh includes the. Judaism in America Book Description: Jews have been a religious and cultural presence in America since the colonial era, and the community of Jews in the United States today -- some six million people -- continues to make a significant contribution to the American religious landscape.

Read this book on Questia. Jews have been a religious and cultural presence in America since the colonial era, and the community of Jews in the United States today -- some six million people -- continues to make a significant contribution to the American religious landscape.

God in Judaism is strictly monotheistic, an absolute one, indivisible, incorporeal and incomparable being who is the ultimate cause of all existence. The Hebrew Bible presents Yahweh as the creator of the world and as the only power controlling history. The Hebrew Bible commands the Israelites not to worship other gods, but only YHWH, the God who brought them out of Egypt (Ex.

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