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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

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

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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
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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
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Cataloging source
E7B
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1947-
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Ellenson, David Harry
Dewey number
296.1/85
Index
index present
LC call number
BM645.C6
LC item number
E45 2012eb
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
  • RELIGION
  • Conversion
  • Jewish law
  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • Orthodox Judaism
  • Responsa
Label
Pledges of Jewish allegiance : conversion, law, and policymaking in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox responsa, David Ellenson and Daniel Gordis
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
763161451
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 206 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804781039
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
763161451
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 206 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804781039
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763161451

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