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Reconstructing Judaism

Ira Eisenstein

Reconstructing Judaism

an autobiography

by Ira Eisenstein

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Published by Reconstructionist Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Eisenstein, Ira, 1906-,
    • Rabbis -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Reconstructionist Judaism.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIra Eisenstein.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM755.E46 A3 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2743422M
      ISBN 100935457372
      LC Control Number86060973

      Henceforth, the formerly named Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities (seven words! 71 letters!) will be called Reconstructing Judaism. The new name, explained its president, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, “reflects a subtle but profound evolution in Reconstructionist thinking about how and why to be Jewish in. The Reconstructionist Vision of the Jewish Future We Reconstructionists envision a maximalist liberal Judaism. This means Jewish life that is engaged in study, worship and action and yet is completely supportive of a Jew’s full participation in secular life.

      The principles of Reconstructionism were first publicly enunciated by Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan (–) in his book Judaism as a Civilization (). Kaplan felt that for Jews to survive in modern times, especially in the United States, it was necessary for them to reconstruct their lives on the cultural foundation of a historical peoplehood. Differences between Reform and Reconstructing Judaism. Reform Judaism values individual autonomy/ Reconstructionism values communal decision making. Reform Judaism is the largest of the major US denominations/ Reconstructionism is the smallest. Reform Judaism uses more traditional God language/ Reconstructionism uses a more traditional prayer.

      , Followers Book. BARC 4 BALI DOGS - Bali Adoption Rehab Centre. 28, Followers Nonprofit Organization. T'ruah. 12, Followers Nonprofit Organization. Pages Community Organization Religious Organization Reconstructing Judaism Videos #Reconvention We recommend Exploring Judaism: A Reconstructionist Approach by Rabbis Rebecca T. Alpert and Jacob J. Staub. Revised in , this book and many others are available through the Reconstructionist Press. Getting in Touch. Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Church Road Wyncote, PA


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Reconstructing Judaism is the central organization of the Reconstructionist movement. We train the next generation of rabbis, support and uplift congregations and havurot, foster emerging expressions of Jewish life, and encourage people to be their best selves — always helping to shape what it means to be Jewish today and to imagine the Jewish future.

New Book Sparks Conversation Between Torah, Kaplan and Real Life. A Year With Mordecai Kaplan: Wisdom on the Weekly Reconstructing Judaism book Portion by Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. is a deeply rooted and boldly relevant Torah each week’s reading, Rabbi Reuben weaves together traditional commentary, a nugget of Mordecai Kaplan’s thought, and a vivid personal insight that illuminates the.

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Previously, he has worked for InterfaithFamily and served as associate rabbi and head of school at Temple Beth Israel in Eugene, Ore. Maurice is the author of two books, Moses: A Stranger Among Us and Leviticus: You Have No Idea, both from. This book gave me a pretty good sense of how Reconstructionism differs from Orthodox and Conservative Judaism- but less of a sense on how it differs from Reform.

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Reconstructing Judaism. Reconstructionist Judaism emphasizes creativity, social justice, and participatory decision making.

We consider Judaism as the evolving religious civilization of the Jewish people, which means that Judaism is not only a religion but also a vibrant culture with its own art, music, dance, language, history, etc.

Reconstructionist Judaism is a politically and religiously progressive Jewish movement that is the smallest and youngest of the so-called “big four” American Jewish denominations.

It encompasses roughly synagogues in the United States and a handful overseas and is the only one of the major movements that was established in the United. Church Road, Wyncote, PA Phone: x Email: [email protected]@ The beginning of Reconstructionism can be dated towhen Kaplan founded the Society for the Advancement of Judaism, a synagogue in New York City.

Kaplan gathered Jews who were disaffected with other congregations and committed to “reconstructing” American Judaism so that it spoke more meaningfully to the 20th-century world. Deborah is not on Twitter, even as she recognizes that it might help to advance her profile and that of the entire project of reconstructing Judaism.

She knows that Twitter can be deeply poetic, like haiku (see, for example, Scott Simon’s tweets about the end of his mother’s life. But the Internet can be defined by immediate gratification. In JuneCongregation Beth Evergreen formally joined the Reconstructing Judaism movement Click here to learn more about Reconstructing Judaism.

Message from Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D. on the occasion of CBE’s 40th anniversary celebration 3/8/ Click here for letter. Febru To the members and leaders of Congregation Beth. Reconstructing Judaism is the central organization of the Reconstructionist movement. We train the next generation of rabbis, support and uplift congregation.

Judith's story is written in the Book of Judith which is codified as the fourth book of the Apocrypha.(The Apocrypha are works written/collected at the same time as most books of the Bible but not included in the Hebrew canon.) Although the story is set in the Babylonian period, the Book of Judith is thought to have originated at the time of the Maccabees.

Reconstructing Judaism’s philosophy and approach to practical Judaism makes it possible for our members to practice and participate at their own comfort level. Inour affiliation task force explored the options of affiliating with another movement or disaffiliating altogether.

After researching all of the options, the task force. Filed under: Reconstructionist Judaism Reconstructing Jewish Education (New York: Reconstructionist Press, ), by Michael Alper (page images at HathiTrust) Basic values in Jewish religion.

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Voting will continue until Ma Visit. Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., president of Reconstructing Judaism, will deliver the opening d’var Torah in Washington, D.C. surrounded by several hundred people — Reconstructionist, Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox — who will come together to create a more just and compassionate world and to advance our values, beginning with the.

Amsterdam Avenue (at 69th Street) New York, NY Phone: () Fax: () Email: office [at] Affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist movement, Reconstructing Judaism.COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Judaism is not only a religion—it is a culture, a people, a whole civilization.

The major emphasis in Jewish religion is on day-to-day living and the interaction between people rather than on doctrine or belief. It is sometimes said that Judaism is more “this-worldly” rather than “other-worldly.”.