The Resource The chosen wars : how Judaism became an American religion, Steven R. Weisman

The chosen wars : how Judaism became an American religion, Steven R. Weisman

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The chosen wars : how Judaism became an American religion
Title
The chosen wars
Title remainder
how Judaism became an American religion
Statement of responsibility
Steven R. Weisman
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Language
eng
Summary
The Chosen Wars tells the dramatic story of how Judaism redefined itself in America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries-the personalities that fought each other and shaped its evolution and, importantly, the force of the American dynamic that prevailed over an ancient religion. The struggles that led to a radical redefinition of Judaism illuminate the larger American experience. The transformation of the religion and culture of Judaism is a striking example. The story begins with the arrival of the first Jews in New Amsterdam and stretches the length of the nineteenth century as massive immigration take place and into the twentieth. First there was the practical matter of earning a living. Many immigrants traveled as peddlers from community to community where there were no kosher butchers. Doctrine was put aside. Then, determined to take their places as equals in the young nation, American Jews rejected identity as a separate nation and embraced a secular America. Judaism became an American religion. The changes did not come without argument, and Weisman tells the stories of the colorful rabbis and activists, including women, who would ultimately define American Judaism, and its divisions of Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox which remain today: Rabbi Isaac Wise; Mordecai Manuel Noah; Moses Mendelssohn; Rebecca Gratz; and Isaac Leeser are some of the major figures. The Chosen Wars is the important story of how Judaism enhanced America, and how America inspired Judaism
Cataloging source
RECBC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weisman, Steven R
Dewey number
296.0973
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
BM205
LC item number
.W45 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Grover Gardner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gardner, Grover
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Judaism
  • Judaism
  • United States
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not applicable
Label
The chosen wars : how Judaism became an American religion, Steven R. Weisman
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Publication
Copyright
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  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
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digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781982537876
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
DD39347
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
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  • (OCoLC)1059815308
  • 1840530
  • (OCoLC)on1059815308
  • 1840530
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The chosen wars : how Judaism became an American religion, Steven R. Weisman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781982537876
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
DD39347
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1059815308
  • 1840530
  • (OCoLC)on1059815308
  • 1840530
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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