Studies in Judaism (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Studies in Judaism (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Solomon Schechter

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Studies in Judaism (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by Solomon Schechter



Published in 1896, this collection of essays and articles contains thirteen pieces, including "The Chassidim," "The Dogmas of Judaism, "Woman in Temple and Synagogue," and "The Earliest Jewish Community in Europe." The purpose of the first three essays in the book is to “bring under the notice of the English public a type of men produced by the Synagogue of the Eastern Jews,” as Western Synagogues breed an entirely different type of worship.

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ISBN-13: 9781411462366
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 08/23/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 420
File size: 2 MB

About the Author


Solomon Schechter (1847-1915) was a Romanian and English rabbi and academic who came to the United States in 1902.  He is best known as a founder and President of the United Synagogue of America, later the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and President of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.  He was an early advocate of Zionism.

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