The Emergence of Conservative Judaism: The...

The book begins with description of the early decades of the past century, when American Judaism was still the expression of a religiously united community, and then probes the tensions and new forms of Jewish institutional and personal practice as they resulted from the needs of Jewish experience and from contact with American tradition, ideas and events.

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The Emergence of Conservative Judaism: The Historical School in 19th Century America


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PagePrefaceContentsList of IllustrationsThe Emergence of Conservative JudaismIntroduction (The Historical School in Nineteenth-Century America)Part I (Pioneer Efforts (1840—1870))Part II (New Alignments (1870–1886))Part III (Organizing The Historical School 1886–1902)APPENDICESAppendix A (Biographical Sketches)AARON (ALBERT SIEGFRIED) BETTELHEIMJOSEPH BLUMENTHALJONAS BONDILEWIS N. DEMBITZBERNARD DRACHMANMOSES AARON DROPSIEHENRY HOCHHEIMERSAMUEL MYER ISAACSMARCUS JASTROWALEXANDER KOHUTISAAC LEESERFREDERICK DE SOLA MENDESHENRY PEREIRA MENDESSABATO MORAISMORRIS RAPHALLSOLOMON SOLIS-COHENBENJAMIN SZOLDMAYER SULZBERGERAARON WISEAppendix B (Supplementary Documents)PLAN OF A JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETYUNION FOR THE SAKE OF JUDAISMPREAMBLEPLANArticle I (The Ecclesiastical Authority)Section 1.Sect. 2.Sect. 3.Sect. 4.Sect. 5.Sect. 6.Sect. 7.Sect. 8.Sect. 9.Sect. 10.Sect. 11.Sect. 12.Sect. 13.Sect. 14.Sect. 15.Article II (The Schools)Section 1.Sect. 2.Sect. 3.Sect. 4.Sect. 5.Sect. 6.Sect. 7.Sect. 8.Article III (The Union)Section 1.Sect. 2.Sect. 3.Sect. 4.Sect. 5.Sect. 6.Sect. 7.Sect. 8.Sect. 9.Sect. 10.Sect. 11.Sect. 12.Sect. 13.Sect. 14.Sect. 15.Sect. 16.MAIMONIDES COLLEGEBOARD OF DELEGATES OF AMERICAN ISRAELITES, OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEFacultyCollegiate Course.Admission of Students.Tuition Fees.Scholarships.Opening of the College.THE BOARD OF DELEGATESSketch of what its Constitution ought to be. by Mayer SulzbergerCONSTITUTION.Article I.—NameSec. 1.Article II.—OrganizationSec. 1.Sec. 2.Sec. 3.Sec. 4.Sec. 5.Sec. 6.Sec. 7.Article III.—MeetingsSec. 1.Sec. 2.Sec. 3.Article IV.—PowersSec. 1.Sec. 2.Sec. 3.Sec. 4.Sec. 5.Sec. 6.Sec. 7.Sec. 8.Sec. 9.Sec. 10.Article V.—AmendmentsArticle VI.—OfficersSec. 1.Sec. 2.Sec. 3.Article VII.—RevenueSec. 1.Sec. 2.CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF THE “JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY ASSOCIATION”PLAN OF ACTION ADOPTED BY THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE JEWISH ALLIANCE OF AMERICA WITH REGARD TO RUSSIAN-JEWISH IMMIGRATIONPLAN OF DISTRIBUTIONSection I.Section II.Section III.Section IV.Section V.Section VI.Section VII.Section VIII.THE JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF AMERICAAbbreviationsNotesINTRODUCTIONPART I: CHAPTER ONEPART I: CHAPTER TWOPART I: CHAPTER THREEPART I: CHAPTER FOURPART II: CHAPTER ONEPART II: CHAPTER TWOPART TWO: CHAPTER THREEPART III: CHAPTER ONEPART III: CHAPTER TWOPART III: CHAPTER THREEBIBLIOGRAPHYI. PRIMARY SOURCESA. Manuscript Material: Minute Books and Miscellaneous Documents.B. Periodicals.C. Books and Articles.II. SECONDARY SOURCESINDEXThe Jacob R. Schiff Library Of Jewish Contributions to American CivilizationIllustrations
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