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On Jews and Judaism in crisis

Gershom Scholem

On Jews and Judaism in crisis

selected essays

by Gershom Scholem

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Published by Paul Dry Books in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Schocken Books, [1976].

    StatementGershom Scholem ; edited by Werner J. Dannhauser
    ContributionsDannhauser, Werner J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS134.25 .S36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132696M
    ISBN 109781589880740
    LC Control Number2011051003

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      Quotes from jews "The most important of the three were the Pharisees because they are the spiritual fathers of modern Judaism." - Jewish Virtual Library "The Talmud has been the banner which has served as a rallying sign to the Jews, dispersed in diverse countries; it has maintained the unity of Judaism." (Graetz, History of the Jews). Editor’s note: The following essay by Dennis Prager first appeared in the September print edition of Crisis Magazine. When Judaism demanded that all sexual activity be channeled into marriage, it changed the world. The Torah’s prohibition of non-marital sex quite simply made the creation of Western civilization possible. Societies that did not place boundaries .

    On Jews and Judaism in,Crisis by Gershom Scholem (Schockcn Books; pp.; $) David Stern Gcrshom Scholcm’s career must be con- sidcrcd among the most ambitious in the history of recent scholarship. The foun- der of the modern. systematic study Cabala. Scholem has unearthed and explicated a long-buried- tradition of Jewish mysticism.   Conservative Judaism as a movement, defined as a significant number of people whose daily lives reflect the acceptance of a distinctive way of life as articulated by an intelligentsia, may not. Recent histories of American Judaism have failed to explore in depth this crisis, perhaps because doing so would risk harm to several sacred cows.


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