Praeger

Recovering Jewishness: Modern Identities Reclaimed

Sale price Price $62.96 Regular price

ISBN: 9781440837746
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 2016-02-22
Number of pages: 277
Any used item that originally included an accessory such as an access code, one time use worksheet, cd or dvd, or other one time use accessories may not be guaranteed to be included or valid. By purchasing this item you acknowledge the above statement.

Judaism and Jewish life reflect a diversity of identity after the past two centuries of modernization. This work examines how the early reformers of the 19th century and their legacy into the 20th century created a livable, liberal Jewish identity that allowed a reinvention of what it meant to be Jewish―a process that continues today.


• Documents how modern Judaism and the modern Jewish identity was built on diversity resulting from intermarriage and converts to Judaism over the course of two centuries

• Describes how individuals with remote connections to Judaism and Jewish identity are reclaiming those connections and reinventing what it means to be "Jew-ish," and are providing new models for those seeking to reconnect with Judaism

• Uniquely offers insightful critical analysis of the literature by converts to Judaism

Customer Reviews


MORE FROM THIS COLLECTION