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Future of the American Jew

Mordecai Menaheim Kaplan

Future of the American Jew

by Mordecai Menaheim Kaplan

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Published by Reconstructionist Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / Jewish,
  • JEWS_UNITED STATES,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages571
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8392408M
    ISBN 100935457135
    ISBN 109780935457131

    There’s been a lot of hand-wringing about the future of the American Jewish community, both in Israel and in the U.S. A Pew Research Center found that the largest number of Jews identified.   The Oldest Hatred. To the Editor: It was with great interest that I read Hillel Halkin’s review of Bari Weiss’s “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” (Sept. 29).

    After the Six Day War in , Jews in America were freer, and more powerful, than Jews had ever been before in the Diaspora. Yet, at the same time, the Jewish community was eroding. Those who had grown up in the s remembered Hitler and Father Coughlin, but their children had much less sense of [ ]. Add a gift card to your order! Choose your denomination.

    Weekly Monday noon gathering for Katz Center fellows and affiliated scholars featuring new research, reflections, and conversations connected to this year's focus on America's Jewish Questions. Communalism, Dispersionism, and the Future of American Jewish History | Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Easily find Books that fit your style and budget. Shop a range of Traditional and Modern designs at prices you can afford. % Satisfaction Guaranteed at Buy Jewish Books Online | .


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By Mordecai M. Kaplan. Future of the American Jew. New York, Macmillan Co., (OCoLC) Online version: Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, Future of the American Jew.

New York, Macmillan Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mordecai Menahem Kaplan. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, Future of the American Jew. New York: Reconstructionist Press, (OCoLC) "The book’s survey of the American-Jewish religious landscape is wide-ranging and deeply informed, moving easily between helpful generalization and telling anecdote." —Tzvi Novick, Commonweal "The breadth of the work is admirable, exceedingly learned, and comprises the most complete overview of 21st century American Judaism now extant.

Written by one of this country’s leading experts on American Judaism, this book offers a snapshot of Orthodoxy Jewry in the United States, asking how the community has evolved in the years since World War II and where it is headed in Future of the American Jew book future.

Incorporating rich details of everyday life, fine-grained observations of cultural practices, descriptions of educational institutions, and more.

These broader transformations provide evidence for some more optimistic conclusions about the future of American Jewish life. Arnold Dashefsky is an emeritus professor of sociology and director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at the University of Connecticut.

He is coeditor of the American Jewish Year Book. American Jews have not quite abandoned Judaism — according to a Pew Research Center survey ina majority still attend a Seder for Passover and fast.

BOOK RIOT | Book Recommendations and Reviews. He is the author of Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future ; Finding a Spiritual Home: How a New Generation of Jews Can Transform the American Synagogue and Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the Sidney Schwarz is available to speak on the following topics:Jewish Megatrends: Charting the.

From National Jewish Book Award Winner and author of Israel, a bold reevaluation of the tensions between American and Israeli Jews that reimagines the past, present, and future of Jewish life Relations between the American Jewish community and Israel are at an all-time nadir. Since Israel’s founding seventy years ago, particularly as memory of the Holocaust and of Israel’s early Reviews:   The American Jewish community is riddled with doubts about the viability of the institutions that well served the Jewish community of the twentieth century.

Synagogues, Federations and Jewish membership organizations have yet to figure out how to meet the changing interests and needs of the next generation/5(17). It brings the story of American Judaism up to the present, analyzing the latest demographic and societal trends and offering new insights concerning present-day and future developments.

“Jews witness two contradictory trends operating in their community: assimilation and revitalization,” Sarna writes in the book’s conclusion. The Future of the American Jew () Mordecai M. Kaplan. Search for more papers by this author.

Mordecai M. Kaplan. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): Amanda Porterfield. Search for more papers by this author. First published: 01 January   The Past, Present and Future of Jews in America Gal Beckerman discusses several new books that touch on American Jewish identity, and Kiese Laymon talks about his new memoir, “Heavy.”.

The Jew of today and of the oncoming tomorrow will be a native American living primarily in a half-dozen large cities. At least one of these cities will be in the West, for in the next century civilization, culture, and wealth will slowly shift from the Atlantic to the Pacific basin.

Once the tremendous natural. The American Jewish future is Orthodox. Martin Ingall is the President of Technology Information Corporation. He holds an M.A.

in Middle East Economics and International Business Policy from Harvard University. Prior to moving to Israel, he was a member of Beth Sholom Congregation and Har Tzeon Congregation in Maryland. Jewish Books: 18 Essential Texts Every Jew Should Read Jews are known as the "People of the Book" for good reason.

The Torah, otherwise known as the Hebrew Bible, has inspired debate and sparked imaginations for thousands of years, and the Talmud is itself an imaginative compendium of Jewish legal debate. Though he is 78, Sanders represents the future — and increasingly, the present — of American Jewry.

Even as American Jews remain fairly united in opposition to Donald Trump (only 24 percent voted for him in ), we disagree sharply on most everything else.

Eizenstat’s remarkable book is a brilliant, insightful and illuminating analysis of the global trends that are poised to have a particularly devastating impact on America, Israel and the West. The Future of the Jews is a deeply-reasoned and provocative work, worthy of serious attention Reviews: 3.The volume spurs us to consider the significance of the growing population of self-identified Black Jews and its implications for the future of American Jewry.

Bruce D. Haynes is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Davis and a Senior Fellow in the Urban Ethnography Project at Yale University.Get this from a library!

Intermarriage and the future of the American Jew ; Proceedings of a conference. [Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York. Commission on Synagogue Relations. Research Committee.;].