search for books and compare prices
cover image
Events and Movements in Modern Judaism
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Hardcover
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Paragon House
Publication date October 1, 1995
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781557787071
ISBN-10 1557787077
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.75 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Original list price $18.95
Other format details religious
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In the last century a series of revolutions have reshaped the nature of Jewish communities in the United States and in Israel. Judaism, including the religious ideologies, institutions, and orientations of Jews, has been transformed as a part of, and in response to, the revolutionary changes in the social contexts of the Jewish communities. The assaults of an American secular pluralistic society have produced radical changes on the fragile contemporary Jewish identity.
These seventeen essays discuss the major events and trends in modern Jewish history as well as religious and secular movements which have responded to those trends and events. From "1881: Watershed Year of Modern Jewish History" through to the "New Roles for Jewish Women," the Jewish community has been challenged in the face of tragedy and historical change. Jewish culture and social philosophy have radically and sometimes tragically been transformed, to the point that, despite its unbreakable historical continuity, the Jewish identity has been abruptly altered. After the cataclysmic events of mid-centurythe Holocaust, the establishment of Israel, the return of Oriental Jewry, and the loosening of the traditional religious bonds - the search for new understandings has been the most significant feature of modern Judaism.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781557787071
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Paragon House (October 1, 1995)
9781557787071 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $18.95
About: In the last century a series of revolutions have reshaped the nature of Jewish communities in the United States and in Israel.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.