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Title Between Jewish tradition and modernity : rethinking an old opposition : essays in honor of David Ellenson / edited by Michael A. Meyer and David N. Myers.

Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  296.0904 BETW    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1 Law -- 1 Caring for an Intermarried Jew by Converting His Partner: Rabbi Uzziel's Earliest Responsum on Giyur (Salonica, c. 1922) / Zvi Zohar Zohar, Zvi 17 -- 2 Gaining Moral Guidance from the Jewish Tradition: Four Examples to Test David Ellenson's Approach and Mine / Elliot N. Dorff Dorff, Elliot N. 35 -- 3 Role of Reform in Israeli Orthodoxy / Adam S. Ferziger Ferziger, Adam S. 51 -- 4 Between "West Point Standards" and Life in the Trenches: The Halakhic Dilemmas of Orthodox Outreach Workers / Jack Wertheimer Wertheimer, Jack 67 -- 5 Touro Monument Controversy: Aniconism vs. Anti-Idolatry in a Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Religious Dispute / Jonathan D. Sarna Sarna, Jonathan D. 80 -- Part 2 Ritual -- 6 Reverse Engineering the Twentieth-Century Bar/Bat Mitzvah / Isa Aron Aron, Isa 96 -- 7 "And It Not Be Stilled": The Legacy of Debbie Friedman / Deborah E. Lipstadt Lipstadt, Deborah E. 110 -- 8 From the Rhine Valley to Jezreel Valley: Innovative Versions of the Mourners' Kaddish in the Kibbutz Movement / Dalia Marx Marx, Dalia 123 -- 9 New Waters in an Old Vessel: A History of Mikveh in Modern Judaism / Michael A. Meyer Meyer, Michael A. 142 -- 10 German Jewry and Dutch Jewry: Two Separate Paths to Modernity / Steven M. Lowenstein Lowenstein, Steven M. 159 -- Part 3 Thought -- 11 Zionism, American Jewry, and the "Negation of Diaspora" / Arnold Eisen Eisen, Arnold 175 -- 12 Traditional Exemplars in a Time of Crisis / Michael Marmur Marmur, Michael 192 -- 13 Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Rav J. B. Soloveitchik's Perspective on Gender / Rachel Adler Adler, Rachel 209 -- 14 Tendency of Stories and the Ethics of Life's Endings / William Cutter Cutter, William 221 -- 15 Thoughts on Forgiveness in Psychoanalysis and Judaism / Lewis M. Barth Barth, Lewis M. 237 -- Part 4 Culture -- 16 Ethnicity, Religion, and Spirituality in Postwar Jewish America / Lawrence A. Hoffman Hoffman, Lawrence A. 249 -- 17 Complicating a Jewish Modernity: The Jewish Theological Seminary, Columbia University, and the Rise of a Jewish Counterculture in 1968 / Riv-Ellen Prell Prell, Riv-Ellen 263 -- 18 Reform Rabbis, Betty Friedan, and the Uses of "Tradition" / Carole B. Balin Balin, Carole B. 280 -- 19 On Memento: Remaking Memory from the Outside In / Wendy Zierler Zierler, Wendy 294 -- 20 At the Centenary of Agnon's "Ve-hayah he'akov le-mishor": A New Reading / Arnold J. Band Band, Arnold J. 312.
Other author Meyer, Michael A.
Myers, David N.
Ellenson, David Harry, 1947-
Subject Ellenson, David Harry, 1947-
Judaism -- History -- Modern period, 1750-
Orthodox Judaism -- History.
Proselytizing -- Judaism.
ISBN 9780814338599 (hardback)
0814338593 (hardback)