Download e-book for kindle: American Post-Judaism: Identity and Renewal in a Postethnic by Shaul Magid

By Shaul Magid

How do American Jews determine as either Jewish and American? American Post-Judaism argues that Zionism and the Holocaust, anchors of latest American Jewish identification, will now not be facilities of id formation for destiny generations of yankee Jews. Shaul Magid articulates a brand new, post-ethnic American Jewishness. He discusses pragmatism and spirituality, monotheism and post-monotheism, Jesus, Jewish legislations, sainthood and self-realization, and the which means of the Holocaust in the event you have by no means recognized survivors. Magid provides Jewish Renewal as a move that takes this radical cultural transition heavily in its strivings for a brand new period in Jewish suggestion and practice.

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