Two Worlds of Judaism by Charles S. Liebman
The Israeli and American Experiences

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In this book a political scientist living in Israel and a sociologist living in America explore how Israeli and American Jews differ in the way they conceive of their Judaism. It shows what it means to be Jewish in Israel and in America and how each group interprets their Jewish tradition.

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Samuel C. Heilman, professor of sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is the author of "A Walker in Jerusalem, The Gate Behind the Wall, The People of the Book," and "Synagogue Life," the latter two of which are also published by the University of Chicago Press. Steven M. Cohen, professor of sociology at Queens College of the City University of New York, is the coauthor of numerous books and the author of "American Assimilation or Jewish Revival?, American Modernity & Jewish Identity," and "Interethnic Marriage and Friendship,"
Published January 1, 1990 by Yale University Press. 213 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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