Israel and Zion in American Judaism: The Zionist Fulfillment, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Israel and Zion in American Judaism

The Zionist Fulfillment, 1st Edition

By Jacob Neusner


226 pages

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First published in 1993, Israel and Zion in American Judaism: The Zionist Fulfillment is a collection of 24 essays exploring the concept of who or what is "Israel" following the establishment of the Jewish State in 1948 and the subsequent crisis of self-definition in American Jewry.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Zionism and Judaism; Seeking Ease in Exile; Where is Zion?; Liberalism and Zionism; Zionism as Americanism; American Jews and Israel: Two Views II; An Agenda for Conservative Judaism in Israel; American Jews and Israel: Two Views I; A Strategy for Non-Orthodox Judaism in Israel; Judaism and the Land of Israel; Israeli Imperatives and Jewish Agonies; Zionism the Ideal and an Idea of Religion; Judaism and the Zionist Problem; A Stranger at Home: An American Jew Visits Ireland; Zionism and "The Jewish Problem"; Diaspora Judaism - An Abnormality? The Testimony of History; Zionist Polemics in a Post-Zionist Age; The Tasks of Israel and Galut; Israel: The Ever-Dying People; Can there be a Revival of Zionist Ideology?; Israel and American Youth; Israel, Galut and Zionism: The Changed Scene; Whither Diaspora Judaism?; Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel: Aims and Platforms.

About the Author

Jacob Neusner

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Religion in America

Originally published between 1982 and 1993, the five volumes in this set explore religion in America through a variety of lenses, examining the development and role of religion within different areas of society.  

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
RELIGION / General
RELIGION / Judaism / History