The Birth of Conservative Judaism: Solomon Schechter's Disciples and the Creation of an American Religious Movement

The Birth of Conservative Judaism: Solomon Schechter's Disciples and the Creation of an American Religious Movement

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Solomon Schechter (1847–1915), the charismatic leader of New York’s Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), came to America in 1902 intent on revitalizing traditional Judaism. While he advocated a return to traditional practices, Schechter articulated no clear position on divisive issues, instead preferring to focus on similarities that could unite American Jewry under a broad message. Michael R. Cohen demonstrates how Schechter, unable to implement his vision on his… (more)


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Publisher: Columbia University Press (May 22, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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