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Judaism looks at modern issues

Julian G Jacobs

Judaism looks at modern issues

by Julian G Jacobs

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Published by Aviva in London .
Written in English


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StatementJulian G Jacobs.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,200p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15346815M
ISBN 100951156020
OCLC/WorldCa30916380

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1. Running off the Road in our Century: the Religious Inadequacy of the Judaism of Galut for Life in Israel. We will now turn our analysis to a second turning point in Jewish history: the present day. Let us examine the problems of the past hundred years. The twentieth century saw a sharp turn in the reverse direction from that of the second.   The choice, according to Tal Keinan, the author of a new book to which I’ll return, is stark and, to my mind, true: “Create meaning in Judaism or accept extinction.” How American Judaism Evolved.

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