Conservative Judaism: The New Century

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Behrman House, Inc, 1993 - Religion - 227 pages
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A dynamic account of the creation and evolution of the Conservative movement over the last 100 years. The concerns, changes, and achievements of Conservative belief and practice since the turn of the century, and how the movement is confronting today's most challenging issues, including: The role of women in the synagogue Homosexuality Patrilineal descent The State of Israel Historical and contemporary photographs illustrate the growth of the movement.
 

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Contents

THE EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE
4
THE LEGACY OF FRANKEL
18
FROM SCHOOL TO MOVEMENT
32
THE FOUNDING IDEOLOGY
48
MATURITY
64
LIVING AS A CONSERVATIVE JEW
86
THE EMERGING CRISIS
109
THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN
124
A STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES 250
151
THE ISRAEL EXPERIENCE
170
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