By Shaul Magid
How do American Jews establish as either Jewish and American? American Post-Judaism argues that Zionism and the Holocaust, anchors of latest American Jewish id, will now not be facilities of identification 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 if you happen to have by no means recognized survivors. Magid offers Jewish Renewal as a stream that takes this radical cultural transition heavily in its strivings for a brand new period in Jewish concept and practice.
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American Post-Judaism: Identity and Renewal in a Postethnic Society (Religion in North America) by Shaul Magid