The Reconstructionist

Author: Nick Arvin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446440354
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At a loose end after college, Ellis Barstow drifts back to his hometown and takes a job as a reconstructionist – investigating and recreating the details of fatal car accidents.

The Cr Faq

Author: Kathryn Price NicDhàna
ISBN: 0615158005
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It is the very first book to be published that is wholly about Celtic Reconstructionism. All profits from the sale of this book are being donated to Gaelic language and cultural preservation charities in the Celtic Nations and worldwide.


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The Editors Appreciates Our Comments on Jewish Book Month Sirs: I am very
grateful to you for the editorial which appeared in The Reconstructionist on the
subject of Book Month. Altogether, Book Month has received a great deal of
support. Much of it is due to the attitude adopted by The Reconstructionist and
other Jewish publications. Of course, we of the Jewish Book Council of America
will never be satisfied until every month is Book Month and every worthwhile
book on a Jewish ...

The Everything Judaism Book

Author: Richard D Bank
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440522456
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Reconstructionism. Reconstructionism is another branch of Judaism, distinct from
Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative movements for two reasons. First, it does
not fit neatly along the spectrum of observance as do the other three branches;
that is, it cannot be differentiated merely by degrees of adherence to the
Halakhah. Second, Reconstructionism is a movement based on the teachings of
just one man, its philosopher and founder, Mordecai M. Kaplan (1881–1983).

American Jewish Year Book 2014

Author: Arnold Dashefsky
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319096230
Size: 68.66 MB
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Reconstructionist. Judaism. The Pew survey found that 1% of American
Jewsidentified with the Reconstructionist movement, which was founded in the
mid-twentieth century to promote the views of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan that
Judaism was an evolving civilization that featured both religious and secular
dimensions. In 2013, it had 106 affiliated congregations with a total of 65,000
members, and 325 rabbis, most of whom did not serve congregations. While
Kaplan's Reconstructionist ...

American Jewish Year Book 1997

Publisher: VNR AG
ISBN: 9780874951110
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Instead of the Orthodox get document "granted" by the husband to the wife, the
Reconstructionist version had each spouse — if the two were still in contact —
relieve the other's "burdens of guilt and sterile remorse," and "affirm again our
respect for one another." The Reconstructionist get alerted the divorcing couple
that the document "may not be accepted by some Orthodox or Conservative
rabbis." Despite this interest in traditional religious forms, Reconstructionism was
more radical ...

American Jewish Year Book 1996

Publisher: VNR AG
ISBN: 9780874951103
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Works to promote interfaith understanding by sponsoring accredited college
courses and one-day lectures on Judaic topics, providing book grants to
educational institutions, producing educational videotapes on interfaith topics,
and convening interfaith institutes. Also supports extracurricular ... Mordechai
Liebling. Services affiliated congregations and havurot educationally and
administratively; fosters the establishment of new Reconstructionist
congregations and fellowship groups.

The Everything Torah Book

Author: Yaakov Menken
Publisher: Everything Books
ISBN: 9781593373252
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Reconstructionists reject the authority of Jewish law, but "where Reform Judaism
emphasizes individual autonomy, Reconstructionism emphasizes the importance
of religious community in shaping individual patterns of observance." Today,
there are over 100 Reconstructionist congregations and havurot (prayer groups)
in North America. Jewish Renewal Jewish Renewal was inspired by the havurot,

American Jewish Year Book 2013

Author: Arnold Dashefsky
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 331901658X
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Reconstructionist. Judaism. Reconstructionist Judaism, founded in the mid-
twentieth century to promote the teachings of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, views
Judaism as an evolving civilization in which religion is one aspect of Jewish
peoplehood, which also includes secular dimensions. While attractive to many
intellectuals and influential in the broader Jewish community—pioneering the bat
mitzvah ceremony and the admission of gays and lesbians to rabbinical school,
for example—the ...

Reconstructionist Confucianism

Author: Ruiping Fan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789048131563
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Contrasting with conventional Neo-Confucian attempts to recast the Confucian heritage in light of modern Western values, this book offers a Reconstructionist Confucian project to reclaim Confucian resources to meet contemporary moral and ...