The Jewish Condition: Essays on Contemporary Judaism Honoring Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler

By: Hirt-Manheimer, Aron

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1st Paperback Edition / 1st Printing (UAHC Press - 1995) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . .Essays by prominent Jews and non-Jews, written in honor of Rabbi Schindler on the occasion of his retirement from the presidency of the Union of American Hebrew congregations. topics include: outreach to the religiously Nonpreferenced ... ... Role of women in Judaism, the Holocaust, Christian-Jewish relations, and Judaism and medicine. . . . . . . . . . . TOC: 1.) Catholic-Jewish relations in the twentieth century / William Cardinal Keeler -- 2.) Christian-Jewish relations in America / Joan Brown Campbell and Jay T. Rock -- 3.) Blacks, Jews, and Farrakhan / Julius Lester -- 4.) American pluralism and Jewish interests / Leonard Fein -- 5.) Nature of religious pluralism in Israel / S. Zalman Abramov -- 6.) Let us make man / Eugene Mihaly -- 7.) Does God have a conscience / Harold M. Schulweis -- 8.) Jewish ethics in the daily life of the Jew / Jack Stern -- 9.) On being a Jewish doctor / Bernard Lown -- 10.) Religious leadership and environmental integrity / Carl Sagan -- 11.) Is the Holocaust comparable to other genocides? The Holocaust -- 12.) fifty years later / Yehuda Bauer -- 13.) Germany, the Jewish community, and reconciliation / Albert H. Friedlander -- 14.) Isaac and Ishmael, Abraham's progeny (Genesis 21) a Midrashic paradigm for modern Jews / Norman J. Cohen -- 15.) Vision of a new Middle East / Shimon Peres -- 16.) Talmud, Torah and the Jewish future / Alan D. Bennett -- 17.) NFTY and Jewish identity / Jerome K. Davidson -- 18.) Women and tradition: talking our way in / Rachel Adler -- 19.) Outreach movement making Judaism an inclusive religion / Egon Mayer -- 20.) Patrilineal descent / Bernard M. Zlotowitz -- 21.) Israel and the Diaspora: a relationship reexamined / Arthur Hertzberg -- 22.) Intertwining yesterday, today, and tomorrow: the union of American Hebrew congregations / Jane Evans -- 23.) From Cincinnati to New York: a symbolic move / Michael A. Meyer -- 24.) Evolving role of the Reform rabbi / Roland B. Gittelsohn -- 25.) Truly welcoming lesbian and gay Jews / Margaret Moers Wenig -- 26.) Reform as an adjective: what are the limits? / W. Gunther Plaut -- 27.) Reform: modern movement in a postmodern era? Eugene B. Borowitz -- 28.) Ritual and the recovery of hope: making Reform Judaism matter again / Lawrence A. Hoffman.

Title: The Jewish Condition: Essays on Contemporary Judaism Honoring Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler

Author Name: Hirt-Manheimer, Aron

Categories: Judaism,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: UAHC Press: September 1995

ISBN Number: 080740540X

ISBN Number 13: 9780807405406

Size: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

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