By Michael M. Lorge,Gary Phillip Zola,Gerard W. Kaye,Michael Zeldin,Jonathan D. Sarna,Judah Cohen,Hillel Gamoran,Donald Splansky
The heritage of academic summer season camps in American Reform Judaism. Reform Judaism isn't the purely non secular group in the US to make the summer time camp event an essential component of a religion community's attempt to impart its values and ideology to its young people, yet maybe no team relied extra on summer season camp as an accessory to domestic and group for this goal. summer season camp turned an enormous a part of Reform workforce id, a bulwark opposed to the charm of assimilation into the better society and mere nominal Judaism.
These essays, which commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the 1st Reform Jewish academic camp within the usa (Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute [OSRUI], in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin) disguise a variety of themes on the topic of either the Reform Judaism circulation and the advance of the Reform Jewish camping out process within the usa. Donald M. Splansky’s bankruptcy on “Prayer at Reform Jewish Camps” files alterations in prayer prone that came about either at OSRUI and within the Reform stream mostly; Michael Zeldin’s “Making the Magic in Reform Jewish summer season Camps” describes the academic philosophies hired at many camps and analyzes their effectiveness; and Jonathan D. Sarna’s “The the most important Decade in Jewish tenting” explains how social, political, and cultural stipulations lead the way for the Reform tenting movement.
Contributors: Judah M. Cohen, Rabbi Hillel Gamoran, Michael M. Lorge, Jonathan D. Sarna, Rabbi Donald M. Splansky, Michael Zeldin, Gary P. Zola
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A Place of Our Own: The Rise of Reform Jewish Camping (Judaic Studies Series) by Michael M. Lorge,Gary Phillip Zola,Gerard W. Kaye,Michael Zeldin,Jonathan D. Sarna,Judah Cohen,Hillel Gamoran,Donald Splansky