ISBN-10:
0226324966
ISBN-13:
9780226324968
Pub. Date:
10/28/1989
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Cosmopolitans and Parochials: Modern Orthodox Jews in America / Edition 2

Cosmopolitans and Parochials: Modern Orthodox Jews in America / Edition 2

by Samuel C. Heilman, Steven M. Cohen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226324968
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/28/1989
Edition description: 1
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Samuel C. Heilman, professor of sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is the author of A Walker in Jerusalem, The Gate Behind the Wall, The People of the Book, and Synagogue Life, the latter two of which are also published by the University of Chicago Press. Steven M. Cohen, professor of sociology at Queens College of the City University of New York, is the coauthor of numerous books and the author of American Assimilation or Jewish Revival?, American Modernity & Jewish Identity, and Interethnic Marriage and Friendship.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
2. Mitzva: Ritual Practices and Orthodox Jews
3. The Religious Faith and Fervency of Orthodox Jews
4. Kehilla: Orthodox Insularity and Community Boundaries
5. The Ethos of Orthodoxy: Political, Social, and Sexual Attitudes
6. Whither Orthodoxy?
7. Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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