By Michael M. Lorge,Gary Phillip Zola,Gerard W. Kaye,Michael Zeldin,Jonathan D. Sarna,Judah Cohen,Hillel Gamoran,Donald Splansky
The background of academic summer time camps in American Reform Judaism. Reform Judaism isn't the basically non secular neighborhood in the United States to make the summer season camp adventure an essential component of a religion community's attempt to impart its values and ideology to its youngsters, yet possibly no staff relied extra on summer time camp as an accessory to domestic and group for this function. summer time camp grew to become a big a part of Reform team id, a bulwark opposed to the allure 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) conceal a variety of themes with regards to either the Reform Judaism circulation and the improvement of the Reform Jewish camping out procedure within the usa. Donald M. Splansky’s bankruptcy on “Prayer at Reform Jewish Camps” records alterations in prayer prone that happened either at OSRUI and within the Reform flow more often than not; Michael Zeldin’s “Making the Magic in Reform Jewish summer time 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 camping out” explains how social, political, and cultural stipulations lead the way for the Reform camping out 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