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Recovering Jewishness : Modern Identities Reclaimed

Judaism and Jewish life reflect a diversity of identity after the past two centuries of modernization. This work examines how the early reformers of the 19th century and their legacy into the 20th century created a livable, liberal Jewish identity that allowed a reinvention of what it meant to be Jewish―a process that continues today. • Documents how modern Judaism and the modern Jewish identity was built on diversity resulting from ...