The New American Judaism

The Way Forward on Challenging Issues from Intermarriage to Jewish Identity
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Author(s): Arthur Blecher
Original Publish Date: Oct 16, 2007
Product Number: EB00477713
Released: Jul 28, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780230608542
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Description

Popular Washington, D.C. rabbi and psychotherapist Arthur Blecher believes that the American Jewish community is actually flourishing amidst fears of dying out. He shows us that intermarriage strengthens Judaism--a concept that many Jews continue to debate. In straightforward and engaging chapters, he provides a progressive and positive outline of how this religion has changed over the years, and why American Jewish culture must be embraced and discussed in depth in Jewish families. This is a fascinating exploration of the ways in which social and psychological forces created a new and quite different form of Judaism in America more than one hundred years ago.

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