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The Resource Pledges of Jewish allegiance : conversion, law, and policymaking in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox responsa, David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis, (electronic resource)

Pledges of Jewish allegiance : conversion, law, and policymaking in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox responsa, David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis, (electronic resource)

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Pledges of Jewish allegiance : conversion, law, and policymaking in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox responsa
Title
Pledges of Jewish allegiance
Title remainder
conversion, law, and policymaking in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox responsa
Statement of responsibility
David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the late 1700s, when the Jewish community ceased to be a semiautonomous political unit in Western Europe and the United States and individual Jews became integrated-culturally, socially, and politically-into broader society, questions surrounding Jewish status and identity have occupied a prominent and contentious place in Jewish legal discourse. This book examines a wide array of legal opinions written by nineteenth- and twentieth-century orthodox rabbis in Europe, the United States, and Israel. It argues that these rabbis' divergent positions-based on the same legal precedents-demonstr
Member of
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1947-
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Ellenson, David Harry
Dewey number
296.1/85
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Gordis, Daniel
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
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  • Conversion
  • Responsa
  • Jewish law
  • Jews
  • Orthodox Judaism
  • Judaism
Label
Pledges of Jewish allegiance : conversion, law, and policymaking in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox responsa, David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction: Who Is a Jew? What Is a Jew? : Jewish Identity, Jewish Status, and the Challenge of Conversion; 1. Conversion in Jewish Tradition: An Introduction to the Classical Sources; 2. Trends in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century German Orthodox Responses to Conversion and Intermarriage; 3. Hungarian and Central European Writings on Conversion and Intermarriage; 4. Europe and the United States in the Modern Period; 5. Israel: Conversion to Judaism in a Jewish Socie; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn763161451
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804781039
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763161451
Label
Pledges of Jewish allegiance : conversion, law, and policymaking in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox responsa, David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction: Who Is a Jew? What Is a Jew? : Jewish Identity, Jewish Status, and the Challenge of Conversion; 1. Conversion in Jewish Tradition: An Introduction to the Classical Sources; 2. Trends in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century German Orthodox Responses to Conversion and Intermarriage; 3. Hungarian and Central European Writings on Conversion and Intermarriage; 4. Europe and the United States in the Modern Period; 5. Israel: Conversion to Judaism in a Jewish Socie; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn763161451
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804781039
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763161451

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