And They Shall Be My People

An American Rabbi and His Congregation
Product Number: EB00641222
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780802196552
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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Rabbi Jay Rosenbaum is devoted to his congregation of mostly middle- and upper-middle-class Conservative Jews—yet their lax observance frustrates and saddens him. Competing daily with an increasingly secular culture, Rosenbaum struggles to show his congregation the riches and fulfillment of an observant Jewish life. Exploring the rabbi's sometimes troubled, sometimes joyful leadership, And They Shall Be My People presents a complex and human portrait of American Judaism in our modern age. "A striking and valuable book...? powerful, haunting story for a society easily seduced by new emphases and values."—Gerald I. Wolpe, The Philadelphia Inquirer; "To call this 'a revealing portrait' is an understatement. It is a mirror of organized Jewish life."—Robert L. Wolkoff, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

Author(s): Paul Wilkes
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2007

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