Bringing together contributions from established scholars as well as promising younger academics, the seventeenth volume of this established series offers a broad-ranging view of why Judaism, a religion whose observance is more honored in the breach in most western Jewish communities, has garnered attention, authority, and controversy in the late twentieth century. The volume considers the ways in which theological writings, sweeping social change, individual or small-group needs, and intra-communal diversity have re-energized Judaism even amidst secular trends in America and Israel.Public Religion and Private Faith in America and Israel The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry The Hebrew ... participation in the prayer service, such as their being allowed to chant the haftorah and lead responsive readings.
|Title||:||Studies in Contemporary Jewry : Volume XVII: Who Owns Judaism? Public Religion and Private Faith in America and Israel|
|Author||:||The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Eli Lederhendler Stephen S. Wise Professor of American Jewish History and Institutions|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2001-11-30|