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A Dream of Zion: American Jews Reflect on Why Israel Matters to Them

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Klappentext Inspiring essays on Israel from a cross-section of influential American Jews, covering the entire denominational spectrum of Jewish life in America today. Will encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to think about what Israel means to them. Inhaltsverzeichnis Publisher's Note xv Introduction xxi PART I-IDENTITY & HERITAGE: MY ANCESTRAL HOME REBORN IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF MY IDENTITY 1 Rabbi David Wolpe 3 Sylvia Barack Fishman 6 Matthew Brooks 9 Samuel Bak 11 Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar 14 David M. Suissa 16 Stephen Joel Trachtenberg 17 Peninnah Schram 20 David Silverstein 22 Rabbi Gordon Tucker 25 Shira Dicker 27 Rabbi David Ellenson 29 George S. Blumenthal 32 Susan Weidman Schneider 35 Howard Schwartz 37 Alan Mittleman 40 Lisa D. Grant 42 Arthur Kurzweil 44 Debbie Friedman 46 Rabbi Alan Silverstein 48 Bethamie Horowitz 51 Wayne L. Firestone 53 Barbara B. Balser 54 James J. Katz 57 Michael Bogdanow 59 PART II-REFUGE: A REFUGE FROM ANTI-SEMITISM, A PLACE OF SAFETY 61 Shulamit Reinharz 63 Abraham H. Foxman 66 Rep. Henry A. Waxman 67 Thane Rosenbaum 69 Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin 71 Senator Russ Feingold 72 Harold Grinspoon 74 Alvin H. Rosenfeld 77 Nat Hentoff 79 Assemblyman Dov Hikind 80 Stephen M. Flatow 81 Samuel Heilman 83 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz 85 Danny Maseng 87 Michael Walzer 89 PART III-FAITH & COVENANT: A LIVING, VIBRANT PART OF MY RELIGIOUS FAITH 93 Lynn Schusterman 95 Ari Spungen Bildner 99 Rabbi Bradley Hirschfield 101 Aryeh Lev Stollman 103 Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis 105 Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin 108 Ari L. Goldman 111 Rabbi Mordecai Finley 113 Peter Himmelman 116 Shara Yurkiewicz 118 Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson 120 Lydia Kukoff 123 Jane Friedman 125 Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz 127 Marshall J. Breger 128 Rabbi Janet R. Marder 130 PART IV-TIKKUM OLAM: A LIGHT UNTO THE NATIONS-HOPES FOR REPAIRING THE WORLD AND DREAMS OF A BETTER WORLD 135 Dr. Marc D. Angel 137 Jonathan D. Sarna 139 Shoshana S. Cardin 142 Rabbi Arnold Jacob Wolf 144 Danny Siegel 146 Rabbi Sharon Brous 149 Arthur Green 151 Rabbi David A. Teutsch 154 Steven Bayme 155 Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff 158 Aaron Press Taylor 160 Rabbi Avraham Weiss 162 Stanley P. Gold 166 Rabbi Goldie Milgram 168 Ariel Beery 170 Rabbi Stanley M. Davids 174 Steven M. Cohen 176 Rabbi Moshe Waldoks 180 David M. Gordis 182 Rabbi Robert B. Barr 184 Richard Elliott Friedman 186 Rosanne Miller Selfon 188 Elliot Ratzman 191 Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein 193 Peter Edelman 195 Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz 197 Laurie L. Patton 199 Dr. Robert Wexler 201 Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro 202 PART V-AN AMERICAN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: THE WORDS OF THE FATHERS AND MOTHERS 205 Emma Lazarus 207 Richard James Horatio Gottheil 209 Rabbi Kauffman Kohler 210 Oscar Solomon Straus 211 Louis D. Brandeis 212 Felix Frankfurter 214 Solomon Schechter 216 Rabbi Milton Steinberg 217 Judah Magnes 219 Rabbi Felix Levy 220 Edward Jacobson 221 Abba Hillel Silver 222 Rabbi Stephen S. Wise 224 Rabbi David Polish 226 Rabbi Roland B. Gittelsohn 228 Bernard M. Baruch 230 Emanuel Celler 231 Albert Einstein 232 Arthur Hertzberg 233 Morris Abram 236 Daniel J. Elazar 237 Max M. Fisher 238 Lillian Hellman 239 Harpo Marx 239 Abraham Joshua Heschel 240 Joachim Prinz 243 Marie Syrkin 244 Rabbi Joseph Baer Soloveitchik 245 Central Conference of American Rabbis 246 Glossary 252 Suggestions for Further Reading and Sources of Current Information 255 Index of Contributors 258 Credits 261 ...

Inhalt

Publisher's Note xv
Introduction xxi

PART I-IDENTITY & HERITAGE: MY ANCESTRAL HOME REBORN IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF MY IDENTITY 1
Rabbi David Wolpe 3
Sylvia Barack Fishman 6
Matthew Brooks 9
Samuel Bak 11
Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar 14
David M. Suissa 16
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg 17
Peninnah Schram 20
David Silverstein 22
Rabbi Gordon Tucker 25
Shira Dicker 27
Rabbi David Ellenson 29
George S. Blumenthal 32
Susan Weidman Schneider 35
Howard Schwartz 37
Alan Mittleman 40
Lisa D. Grant 42
Arthur Kurzweil 44
Debbie Friedman 46
Rabbi Alan Silverstein 48
Bethamie Horowitz 51
Wayne L. Firestone 53
Barbara B. Balser 54
James J. Katz 57
Michael Bogdanow 59

PART II-REFUGE: A REFUGE FROM ANTI-SEMITISM, A PLACE OF SAFETY 61
Shulamit Reinharz 63
Abraham H. Foxman 66
Rep. Henry A. Waxman 67
Thane Rosenbaum 69
Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin 71
Senator Russ Feingold 72
Harold Grinspoon 74
Alvin H. Rosenfeld 77
Nat Hentoff 79
Assemblyman Dov Hikind 80
Stephen M. Flatow 81
Samuel Heilman 83
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz 85
Danny Maseng 87
Michael Walzer 89

PART III-FAITH & COVENANT: A LIVING, VIBRANT PART OF MY RELIGIOUS FAITH 93

Lynn Schusterman 95
Ari Spungen Bildner 99
Rabbi Bradley Hirschfield 101
Aryeh Lev Stollman 103
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis 105
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin 108
Ari L. Goldman 111
Rabbi Mordecai Finley 113
Peter Himmelman 116
Shara Yurkiewicz 118
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson 120
Lydia Kukoff 123
Jane Friedman 125
Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz 127
Marshall J. Breger 128
Rabbi Janet R. Marder 130

PART IV-TIKKUM OLAM: A LIGHT UNTO THE NATIONS-HOPES FOR REPAIRING THE WORLD AND DREAMS OF A BETTER WORLD 135
Dr. Marc D. Angel 137
Jonathan D. Sarna 139
Shoshana S. Cardin 142
Rabbi Arnold Jacob Wolf 144
Danny Siegel 146
Rabbi Sharon Brous 149
Arthur Green 151
Rabbi David A. Teutsch 154
Steven Bayme 155
Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff 158
Aaron Press Taylor 160
Rabbi Avraham Weiss 162
Stanley P. Gold 166
Rabbi Goldie Milgram 168
Ariel Beery 170
Rabbi Stanley M. Davids 174
Steven M. Cohen 176
Rabbi Moshe Waldoks 180
David M. Gordis 182
Rabbi Robert B. Barr 184
Richard Elliott Friedman 186
Rosanne Miller Selfon 188
Elliot Ratzman 191
Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein 193
Peter Edelman 195
Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz 197
Laurie L. Patton 199
Dr. Robert Wexler 201
Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro 202

PART V-AN AMERICAN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: THE WORDS OF THE FATHERS AND MOTHERS 205
Emma Lazarus 207
Richard James Horatio Gottheil 209
Rabbi Kauffman Kohler 210
Oscar Solomon Straus 211
Louis D. Brandeis 212
Felix Frankfurter 214
Solomon Schechter 216
Rabbi Milton Steinberg 217
Judah Magnes 219
Rabbi Felix Levy 220
Edward Jacobson 221
Abba Hillel Silver 222
Rabbi Stephen S. Wise 224
Rabbi David Polish 226
Rabbi Roland B. Gittelsohn 228
Bernard M. Baruch 230
Emanuel Celler 231
Albert Einstein 232
Arthur Hertzberg 233
Morris Abram 236
Daniel J. Elazar 237
Max M. Fisher 238
Lillian Hellman 239
Harpo Marx 239
Abraham Joshua Heschel 240
Joachim Prinz 243
Marie Syrkin 244
Rabbi Joseph Baer Soloveitchik 245
Central Conference of American Rabbis 246

Glossary 252
Suggestions for Further Reading and Sources of Current Information 255
Index of Contributors 258
Credits 261

Produktinformationen

Titel: A Dream of Zion: American Jews Reflect on Why Israel Matters to Them
Untertitel: American Jews Reflect on Why Israel Matters to Them
Editor:
EAN: 9781580233408
ISBN: 978-1-58023-340-8
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Jewish Lights Pub
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 266
Gewicht: 594g
Größe: H235mm x B161mm x T25mm
Jahr: 2007