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BJ: A Portrait of a Revitalized Synagogue

Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon

in Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226474
eISBN:
9780823236640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226474.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the activities of the Bnai Jeshurun (BJ) congregation located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. In the 1970s and early 1980s, BJ ... More


Week Seven

Jonathan Boyarin

in Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A “tryout” visit to the synagogue of one rabbinical candidate and his wife is described. There is detailed description of the renovated downstairs study hall, or beis medresh. A period of several ... More


A Philosophical-Theologian's Journey

David B. Burrell

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Burrell's life is interwoven with the University of Notre Dame, the Congregation of the Holy Cross and experience of teaching in America, Bangladesh, Israel and Uganda. Under the guidance of ... More


A Blessing and a Curse?: The Possibilities and Limits of Religious Pluralism

R. Scott Hanson

in City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Four explores the issues raised in Flushing by a radically and rapidly changing religious, racial, and ethnic landscape during the 1980s and 1990s and what set of factors and zoning laws ... More


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