By Carmel U. Chiswick
The historical past of yank Jews is nearly constantly instructed as a hit tale within the secular global. Chiswick recasts this tale as certainly one of innovation with a purpose to continue a particular Jewish tradition whereas maintaining speed with the regular march of yankee lifestyles. She indicates how tradeoffs, frequently made on somebody and deeply own point, produce the logo of Judaism which predominates in the US at the present time. alongside the way in which, Chiswick explores salient and debatable topics—from intermarriage to immigration and from egalitarianism to connections with Israel.
At as soon as a portrait of yank Jewish tradition and a piece that outlines how financial judgements have an effect on faith, Judaism in Transition exhibits how alterations in our financial atmosphere will impact the Jewish neighborhood for many years to come.
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Judaism in Transition: How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition by Carmel U. Chiswick