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Judaism in America

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ISBN-10: 0231120613

ISBN-13: 9780231120616

Edition: 2006

Authors: Marc Lee Raphael

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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. Emphasizing developments in American Judaism in the last quarter century among active participants in Jewish worship, this book provides both a look back into the 350-year history of Judaic life and a well-crafted portrait of a multifaceted tradition today. Combining extensive research into synagogue archival records and secondary sources as well as interviews and observations of worship services at more than a hundred Jewish congregations across…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/20/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Marc Lee Raphael is Gumenick Professor of Judaic Studies, Professor of Religious Studies, and Director of the Program in Judaic Studies at The College of William and Mary. His recent books include The Columbia History of Jews and Judaism in America; Diary of a Los Angeles Jew, 1947-1972: Autobiography as Autofiction; and Judaism in America, .

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