By Pamela S. Nadell
Conservative Judaism in the USA: A Biographical Dictionary and Sourcebook is the 1st broad attempt to record the lives and careers of crucial leaders in Conservatism's first century and to supply a quick heritage of the circulation and its important associations. It comprises essays at the heritage of the circulate and at the evolution of its significant associations: The Jewish Theological Seminary of the United States, The Rabbinical meeting, and The United Synagogue of the USA. It additionally includes one hundred thirty five biographical entries at the prime figures of Conservative Judaism, appendices, and a whole bibliography on assets of analysis.
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