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Contemporary American Judaism Transformation and Renewal

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ISBN-10: 023113729X

ISBN-13: 9780231137294

Edition: 2011

Authors: Dana Evan Kaplan

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American Judaism is being transformed by the individual spiritual decisions of tens of thousands of Jews living in all corners of the United States. Dana Evan Kaplan, a pulpit rabbi and American Jew, follows this religious individualism from its postwar suburban roots to the multiple postmodern identities of today.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 5/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 446
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chronology of Events
Introduction
A Historical Overview from 1945
The Reengagement with Spirituality
The Rise and Fall of American Jewish Denominationalism
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
Notes
Glossary
Index