This resource provides a history of the Judaic tradition and offers a portrait of contemporary American Judaic life. The text covers worship, beliefs, festivals, and life-cycle events, both traditional and non-traditional, and provides an explanation of the enormous variation in practice. Judaism in America als focuses on the emergence and development of the four branches of the religion: Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Reform. There is also a list of selected supplementary reading, as well as a list of links to electronic resources.
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