Modern Orthodoxy in American Judaism: The Era of Rabbi Leo Jung

Modern Orthodoxy in American Judaism: The Era of Rabbi Leo Jung

by Maxine Jacobson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618114372
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Series: Studies in Orthodox Judaism Series
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Maxine Jacobson received her PhD in the Department of Religion at Concordia University, though she did much of her research at Yeshiva University. She has since authored chapters in books on Cyrus Adler and Jews in Canada, and has also conducted research on the history of anti-semitism in Canada. She co-wrote “When Orthodoxy Was Not As Chic as it is Now”, which appeared in Modern Judaism (October 2011). She has delivered papers on Cyrus Adler and Modern Orthodoxy in America at the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) Conference. She is married to Stephen Jacobson, a urologist in Montreal and has four married children and fourteen grandchildren.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations



1. Modern Orthodoxy in the 1920s

2. Modern Orthodoxy in the 1930s

3. Modern Orthodoxy in the 1940s

4. Modern Orthodoxy in the 1950s




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