Beyond yiddishkeit

the struggle for Jewish identity in a Reform synagogue by Frida Kerner Furman

Publisher: State University of New York Press in Albany

Written in English
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  • Judaism -- United States.,
  • Reform Judaism -- United States.,
  • Jews -- United States -- Identity.,
  • Synagogues -- United States.

Edition Notes

StatementFrida Kerner Furman.
SeriesSUNY series in anthropology and Judaic studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM205 .F87 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2735613M
ISBN 100887065139, 0887065147
LC Control Number86029999

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Furman (Author)Author: Frida K. Furman. summary “Beyond Yiddishkeit deals in an intelligent and perceptive way with the issue of Jewish identity in an affluent and highly educated suburban community.

Particularly significant is that it relies upon participant observation, as well as ethnographic interview techniques and Cited by: Summary “Beyond Yiddishkeit deals in an intelligent and perceptive way with the issue of Jewish identity in an affluent and highly educated suburban community.

Particularly significant is that it relies upon participant observation, as well as ethnographic interview techniques and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm.

Contents: The transformation of Jewish identity --Traditional Jewish society --The religious dimension --The individual and the group --The power of the past --The move to modernity --The dissolution of traditional Jewish society --Alternative Jewish paths --The American.

Examines Jewish identity in the affluent and educated community of a liberal reform synagogue. The book explores how one synagoue grapples with the process of identity construction as a social phenomenon, revealing tensions between individualism and corporatism and other opposing factors.

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