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American Judaism, 2nd Revised Edition

American Judaism, 2nd Revised Edition
Author: Nathan Glazer
ISBN 13: 9780226298436
ISBN 10: 226298434
Edition: 2nd Revised
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 1988-03-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 214
List Price: $32.00

First published in 1957, Nathan Glazer's classic, historical study of Judaism in America has been described by the New York Times Book Review as "a remarkable story . . . told briefly and clearly by an objective historical mind, yet with a fine combination of sociological insight and religious sensitivity."

Glazer's new introduction describes the drift away from the popular equation of American Judaism with liberalism during the last two decades and considers the threat of divisiveness within American Judaism. Glazer also discusses tensions between American Judaism and Israel as a result of a revivified Orthodoxy and the disillusionment with liberalism.

"American Judaism has been arguably the best known and most used introduction to the study of the Jewish religion in the United States. . . . It is an inordinately clear-sighted work that can be read with much profit to this day."—American Jewish History (1987)