The Changing Face of Orthodoxy

By Samuel C. Heilman

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), February 2007

The author describes the shift in the center of gravity of American Jewish religious denominations toward the right, including towards Haredi Orthodoxy, and what factors gave rise to it. He speculates about both the movement's strengths and about its potential, or lack of potential, for sustainability.

Topic: Orthodox Judaism, Haredi (Ultra-Orthodox) Judaism, Community Development, Religious Denominations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 37/638

Page Number(s): 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Heilman, Samuel C. The Changing Face of Orthodoxy. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). February 2007: 2-3. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6287


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