The Resource Empowered Judaism : what independent minyanim can teach us about building vibrant Jewish communities, (electronic resource)

Empowered Judaism : what independent minyanim can teach us about building vibrant Jewish communities, (electronic resource)

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Empowered Judaism : what independent minyanim can teach us about building vibrant Jewish communities
Title
Empowered Judaism
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what independent minyanim can teach us about building vibrant Jewish communities
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eng
Summary
The inside story and practical lessons from one of the most exciting developments in contemporary Judaism. Part description and part prescription, Empowered Judaism is a manifesto for transforming the way Jews pray andmore broadlyfor building vibrant Jewish communities. [It] represents the latest chapter in [an] uplifting history of religious creativity. This is a book that every Jewish leader will want to read and every serious Jew will want to contemplate. from the Foreword by Prof. Jonathan D. Sarna Why have thousands of young Jews, otherwise unengaged with formal Jewish life, started more than sixty innovative prayer communities across the United States? What crucial insights can these grassroots communities provide for all of us? Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, one of the leaders of this revolutionary phenomenon, offers refreshingly new analyses of the age-old question of how to build strong Jewish community. He explores the independent minyan movement and the lessons it has to teach about prayer, community organizing and volunteer leadership, and its implications for contemporary struggles in American Judaism. Along with describing the growth of independent minyanim across the country, he examines: - The roles of liturgy, space, music and youth in this new approach to prayer - Lessons to be learned from the concept of immersive, intensive Jewish learning in an egalitarian context - Jewish values in which we must invest to achieve a vibrant, robust American Jewish landscape for the twenty-first century
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Midwest
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1973-
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Kaunfer, Elie
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Kaunfer, Elie
  • Kehilat Hadar (New York, N.Y.)
  • Fellowship
  • Minyan
  • Prayer groups
  • Prayer
  • Judaism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Empowered Judaism : what independent minyanim can teach us about building vibrant Jewish communities, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781580235693
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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13573844
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MWT13573844
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Empowered Judaism : what independent minyanim can teach us about building vibrant Jewish communities, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781580235693
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13573844
Publisher number
MWT13573844
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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