Reform Judaism: Undone by Revival
- TEMPLE IN THE SUN: ON THE EVE OF THE DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION OF TEMPLE BETH-EL OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - 1949. Jacobson, David // Western States Jewish History;Spring2013, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p276
The article discusses the significance of the Temple Beth-El of San Antonio, Texas, as of Spring 2013. According to the article, Temple Beth-El was preparing to celebrate the 75h anniversary of its establishment. The author also discusses the history of the Jewish community in San Antonio,...
- Being Jewish in Public. Auerbach, Jerold S. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1992, Issue 24, p7
Expresses opinion on the strict separation of religion and state in the U.S. and its implications for the Jewish community. Use of the separation principle as a convenient constitutional rationale for strict secularism; Role of religion in the U.S. citizens' public life; Views on Judaism and...
- TEMPLE TIFERETH ISRAEL OF LOS ANGELES. Samuels, Beth; Kramer, William M. // Western States Jewish History;Jul1996, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p417
The article focuses on the Temple Tifereth Israel in Los Angeles, California. It cites the important role played by the synagogue in the strength and prosperity of the Los Angeles Sephardic community. The first organized Sephardic community was established in the first decade of the 20th...
- Accounting for Jewish Secularism: Is a New Cultural Identity Emerging? Phillips, Bruce // Contemporary Jewry;Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p63
Barry Kosmin, Ariela Keysar, and Egon Mayer have observed an increase taking place in the number of Jews who identified with â€œno religionâ€ during the 1990s. They have proposed two explanations. Kosmin and Keysar interpret this increase as part of a larger American secularization...
- Synagogues. // New Jersey Jewish News;2/17/2011, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p32
Photographs of Jewish American people from the different synagogues in New Jersey attending several activities including the children Tu B'Shevat projects, knitting project for U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, an education about mitzva of wrapping tefillin.
- AABJ&D kicks off its 50th anniversary year. GINSBERG, JOHANNA // New Jersey Jewish News;10/8/2015, Vol. 69 Issue 41, p9
The article reports the 50th anniversary celebration of Ahawas Achim B'nai Jacob & David (AABJ&D) synagogue in New Jersey, and talks of history of the Orthodox synagogue founded by immigrants, starting of B'nai David with 18 families, and unity among the increasing number of congregants.
- Religious experience. Stanglin, Douglas; Walsh, Kenneth T. // U.S. News & World Report;11/24/97, Vol. 123 Issue 20, p27
Reports that American Jewish leaders will visit China before the end of 1997, at the invitation of Beijing, to discuss a Chinese plan to add Judaism to the country's list of officially recognized religions. The meaning of the recognition; Number of Chinese citizens who consider themselves Jewish.
- Believe it or not. Silow-Carroll, Andrew // New Jersey Jewish News;10/3/2013, Vol. 67 Issue 40, p15
In this article, the author offers information related to secular Jewish maximalist, a term coined by Charles Liebman, who was a political scientist and prolific author on Jewish life and Israel. He mentions that these are the people deeply engaged that are engaged in synagogue life and define...
- Interfaith families are people, not numbers. Pearlman, Rabbi Michelle // New Jersey Jewish News;11/7/2013, Vol. 67 Issue 45, p25
The author discusses on survey of an organization Pew Research Center, according to which 6.8 million of Jews present in America and also informs about intermarriage ratio that was 58 percent. He suggests that intermarriage was a source of all challenges related to the Jewish community and those...