The Reconstructionist

Author: Nick Arvin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446440354
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At a loose end after college, Ellis Barstow drifts back to his hometown and takes a job as a reconstructionist – investigating and recreating the details of fatal car accidents.

The Reconstructionist

Author: Josephine Hart
Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 9780099424338
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Coolly and compellingly narrated by a man, this is a novel of psychological insight and power, about the reckless quality of exclusive love, about the damage families do - and try, sometimes dangerously, to undo.

My People S Prayer Book Shabbat Morning Shacharit And Musaf Morning And Additional Services

Author: Lawrence A. Hoffman
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 158023240X
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Modern American Reform, as evidenced by Olath Tamid (1856), Union Prayer
Book (1895/6), Gates of Prayer (1975), and MishkanT'filah (2006), omit the Musaf
service altogether. The Liberal British Lev Chadash (1996) as well as the
Reconstructionist Kol Haneshamah (1996) have followed suit. Among other
approaches is the modern Israeli Reform Ha'avodah Shebalev (1982), which
adds a brief prayer entitled Zecher L'musaf (“A Remembrance of Musaf ”), stating,
in part: May the ...

The Everything Judaism Book

Author: Richard D Bank
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440522456
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Reconstructionism. Reconstructionism is another branch of Judaism, distinct from
Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative movements for two reasons. First, it does
not fit neatly along the spectrum of observance as do the other three branches;
that is, it cannot be differentiated merely by degrees of adherence to the
Halakhah. Second, Reconstructionism is a movement based on the teachings of
just one man, its philosopher and founder, Mordecai M. Kaplan (1881–1983).

American Jewish Year Book 2014

Author: Arnold Dashefsky
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319096230
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Reconstructionist. Judaism. The Pew survey found that 1% of American
Jewsidentified with the Reconstructionist movement, which was founded in the
mid-twentieth century to promote the views of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan that
Judaism was an evolving civilization that featured both religious and secular
dimensions. In 2013, it had 106 affiliated congregations with a total of 65,000
members, and 325 rabbis, most of whom did not serve congregations. While
Kaplan's Reconstructionist ...

American Jewish Yearbook 1995

Author: David Singer
Publisher: VNR AG
ISBN: 9780874951080
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1954). Church Rd. and Greenwood Ave., Wyncote, PA 19095. (215)887–1988.
FAX: (215)887-5348. Pres. Jane Susswein. Exec. Dir. Rabbi Mordechai Liebling.
Services affiliated congregations and havurot educationally and administratively;
fosters the establishment of new Reconstructionist congregations and fellowship
groups. Runs the Reconstructionist Press and provides programmatic materials.

My People S Prayer Book Birkhot Hashachar Morning Blessings

Author: Lawrence A. Hoffman
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 1879045834
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In an attempt to capture a sense of the infinite reality that marks the divine, the
Reconstructionist rite translates the name of God here as “Blessed are You, THE
ARCHITECT, our God....” The benediction ends by addressing God as “Blessed
are You, the wondrous Healer of all flesh.” Diverse representations of God's
name are found throughout the prayer book, depending on context, to reflect the
Reconstructionist conviction that the divine fullness can never be captured by a
single ...

American Jewish Year Book 1996

Publisher: VNR AG
ISBN: 9780874951103
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Works to promote interfaith understanding by sponsoring accredited college
courses and one-day lectures on Judaic topics, providing book grants to
educational institutions, producing educational videotapes on interfaith topics,
and convening interfaith institutes. Also supports extracurricular ... Mordechai
Liebling. Services affiliated congregations and havurot educationally and
administratively; fosters the establishment of new Reconstructionist
congregations and fellowship groups.

The Everything Torah Book

Author: Yaakov Menken
Publisher: Everything Books
ISBN: 9781593373252
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Reconstructionists reject the authority of Jewish law, but "where Reform Judaism
emphasizes individual autonomy, Reconstructionism emphasizes the importance
of religious community in shaping individual patterns of observance." Today,
there are over 100 Reconstructionist congregations and havurot (prayer groups)
in North America. Jewish Renewal Jewish Renewal was inspired by the havurot,