The American synagogue : a sanctuary transformed /

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors / Creators:Wertheimer, Jack.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Format: Book
Imprint: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST)
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Overview: the synagogue in America - a historical typology
  • Part I. The Denominational Perspective
  • 2. The orthodox synagogue
  • 3. The reform synagogue
  • 4. The conservative synagogue
  • Part II. The American experience of a sephardic synagogue
  • 6. Education in the synagogue: the transformation of the supplementary school
  • 7. From city to suburb: temple Mishkan Tefila of Boston
  • 8. The special sphere of the Middle-Class American Jewish woman: the synagogue sisterhood, 1890-1940
  • 9. Ethnic-religious ambiguities in an immigrant synagogue: the case of new hope congregation
  • 10. Conflict over reforms: the case of congregation Beth Elohim, Charleston, South Carolina
  • 11. A synagogue center grows in Brooklyn Deborah
  • 12. choosing a synagogue: the social composition of two German congregations in nineteenth-century Baltimore
  • 13. The debate over mixed seating in the American synagogue
  • 14. Music in the American synagogue: a case study from Houston
  • Index