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Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Marc B. Shapiro

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The span of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's life (1884–1966) illuminates the religious and intellectual dilemmas that traditional Jewry has faced over the past century. Rabbi Weinberg became a central ... More


Afterword

Marc B. Shapiro

in Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter addresses the issue of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's lasting importance. Because Weinberg's form of Orthodoxy has been forced on to the defensive in recent years, it is no ... More


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

Jonathan Boyarin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Stanton Street Shul is one of the last remaining Jewish congregations on New York's historic Lower East Side. This narrow building wedged into a lot designed for an old-law tenement is full of ... More


Adam Ferziger, Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2015. xii + 352 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0042
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism (2015), by Adam Ferziger. In Beyond Sectarianism, Ferziger chronicles the evolution of American Jewish ... More


The Buzz of Difference

Iddo Tavory

in Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter outlines the rifts and modes of distinction within the Orthodox neighborhood. “Orthodox” Judaism hides a plethora of affiliations, sub-affiliations, and other markers of status and ... More


The Council of Torah Sages

David Berger

in Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113751
eISBN:
9781789623352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113751.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details the author's attempts to reach the Council of Torah Sages. In the world of Modern Orthodoxy exemplified by the Rabbinical Council of America, the author has friends, ... More


Enlightened Rabbis as Reformers in Russian Jewish Society

Joseph Salmon

in New Perspectives on the Haskalah

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774617
eISBN:
9781800340145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774617.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the rabbis in Russia in the 1860s and 1870s who, with a measure of enlightenment, aspired to reform Jewish society. In this period, the gap between maskilim and traditional ... More


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