The New Reform Judaism: Challenges and Reflections

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$47.94
Publisher
Jewish Publication Society
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Pages
367
Dimensions
6.72 X 1.23 X 9.22 inches | 1.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780827609341
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About the Author

Dana Evan Kaplan is the rabbi of the United Congregation of Israelites in Kingston, Jamaica, and former rabbi of Temple B'nai Israel in Albany, Georgia. He is the author of Contemporary American Judaism: Transformation and Renewal, The Cambridge Companion to American Judaism, and American Reform Judaism: An Introduction. Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie is president emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism. Rabbi Rick Jacobs is president of the Union for Reform Judaism.

Reviews

"[The New Reform Judaism] is a useful resource for clergy as well as for synagogue and academic libraries."--Barbara M./DIV>--Barbara M. Bibel "Jewish Book Council "
"Rabbi Kaplan's accessible and compelling exploration of the makings, markings, and current state of Reform Judaism provides an informative, comprehensive tour for both those new to the subject and those familiar with it."--Francisca Goldsmith, Booklist--Francisca Goldsmith"Booklist" (11/15/2013)
"Judaism is at a crossroads. . . . Those eager to understand and participate in this exciting new chapter in Jewish history will find extensive background and stimulation in The New Reform Judaism, a valuable contribution to this evolving discourse."--Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president, Union for Reform Judaism-- (03/05/2013)

"Dana Evan Kaplan has become the chronicler of contemporary Reform Judaism. In this fascinating book, he takes us on a journey through the complexities of a modern liberal faith that is now confronting a period of great upheaval . . . an upheaval that impacts all Jews and all religious Americans."--Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, president emeritus, Union for Reform Judaism-- (03/05/2013)