Dynamic Judaism: The Essential Writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan / Edition 1

Dynamic Judaism: The Essential Writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan / Edition 1

by Emanuel Goldsmith, Mel Scult
     
 

Mordecai M. Kaplan began his life's journey with the confines of a small Lithuanian town on the outskirts of Vilna. He was born on a Friday evening in June of 1881. Kaplan's submergence in a total Jewish atmosphere is illustrated by the fact that he knew his day of birth only by the Jewish calendar until he went to the New York Public Library as a young man to look up… See more details below

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Mordecai M. Kaplan began his life's journey with the confines of a small Lithuanian town on the outskirts of Vilna. He was born on a Friday evening in June of 1881. Kaplan's submergence in a total Jewish atmosphere is illustrated by the fact that he knew his day of birth only by the Jewish calendar until he went to the New York Public Library as a young man to look up the corresponding date. Kaplan's family was a traditional one in every aspect, and his father, Israel Kaplan, was a learned man.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823213108
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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