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6 edition of Jewish Faith in America found in the catalog.

Jewish Faith in America

by Shelley M. Buxbaum

  • 330 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Reference,
  • USA,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Religion - General,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History,
  • Jews,
  • Judaism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11359762M
    ISBN 100816049866
    ISBN 109780816049868

    Richard Rubin argues that while most American Jews have been “Americanized,” they continue to be shaped by Jewish history, culture, and religion in ways that affect everything from their social attitudes to their child-rearing methods to their voting patterns. This “fusion” of American values with Jewish ones has created a “hybrid.   Jews and Blacks book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Credible and important.—Kirkus Reviews. With a new epilogue on the /5(5).

    Intermarriage of Jews is rare in Israel and among the Orthodox. In the U.S., Jewish intermarriage is common, and those who do intermarry with someone of a different religion are more likely to marry a Catholic than a mainline Protestant. See also. Rothschild loan to the Holy See; Antisemitism in Christianity; Catholic Church and Islam. The distinct diaspora story of Jewish women in America. Nadell (Women’s and Gender History, Jewish Studies/American Univ.; Women Who Would Be Rabbis, , etc.) presents a sweeping history of American Jewish women beginning in the midth ng on specific individuals and even specific families, the author presents a personalized story that is slanted toward progressive Jewish.

      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.”. A teacher of the 3rd century, Rabbi Simlai, traces the development of Jewish religious principles from Moses with his mitzvot of prohibition and injunction, through David, who, according to this rabbi, enumerates eleven; through Isaiah, with six; Micah, with three; to Habakkuk who simply but impressively sums up all religious faith in the.


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