Orthodox Jews in America

Orthodox Jews in America

by Jeffrey S. Gurock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253352916

ISBN-13: 9780253352910

Pub. Date: 04/01/2009

Publisher: Indiana University Press


How American Orthodox Jews have coped with the challenges of religious freedom, economic opportunity, and social acceptance  See more details below

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How American Orthodox Jews have coped with the challenges of religious freedom, economic opportunity, and social acceptance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253352910
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Series:
Modern Jewish Experience Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Prologue: Within the Wide Tent of a Bronx Orthodox Congregation, Circa 1960 1

1 All Alone and Out of Control 21

2 American Challenges and Jewish Challengers 48

3 Religious Dilemmas of a Treif Land 84

4 Strategies of New York's Orthodox Activists 109

5 Crisis and Compromise 148

6 Brooklyn's Committed Communities 184

7 A More Faithful Following 199

8 Comfortable and Courted 226

9 Orthodox vs. Orthodox 256

10 Open and Closed to Feminism 273

Epilogue: The Tentative Orthodox of the Twenty-First Century 312

Notes 325

Index 369

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