eBook Judaism in America, 1st Edition

  • Marc Lee Raphael
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  • ISBN-10: 0231512449
  • ISBN-13: 9780231512442
  • DDC: 296.0973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 234 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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Provides a history of the Judaic tradition and offers a portrait of contemporary American Judaic life. Covers worship, beliefs, festivals, and life-cycle events, both traditional and non-traditional, and an explanation of the enormous variation in practice. Discusses the emergence and development of the four branches: Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Reform. Discusses the return to tradition in every branch of Judaism and examines prospects for the future.