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Synagogues of the United States

Oscar Israelowitz

Synagogues of the United States

a photographic and architectural survey

by Oscar Israelowitz

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Published by Israelowitz Pub. in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Synagogues -- United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • Synagogue architecture -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-193) and index.

      Statementby Oscar Israelowitz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM205 .I83 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1578392M
      ISBN 10187874111X, 1878741098
      LC Control Number91092363

      The Jewish Book Council of America today announced that “Jewish Book Sabbath” will be marked in synagogues throughout the United States this Friday evening and Saturday by rabbis in their. It is sometimes said that the most segregated time of the week in the United States is Sunday morning. Even as workplaces and public institutions such as the military have become racially integrated, racial separation in Christian religious congregations is the norm. And yet some congregations remain stubbornly, racially mixed/5(21).

      Home to about million Jews, the United States can boast of the world’s second-largest Jewish population after Israel. The Jewish people have been present here since the mid-seventeenth century, with each subsequent wave of immigrants transforming American society with their contributions to science, cuisine, culture, and, yes, architecture—particularly their synagogues.   Of 3, synagogues in the United States, 40 percent are Orthodox, 26 percent Reform and 23 percent Conservative, according to the census, the first to count U.S. synagogues since Other groups, including Reconstructionist, Sephardi, traditional, humanistic and gay-lesbian, each make up 3 percent or less of all synagogues, according to the.

      The oldest of all departments within The United Synagogue is the Department of Education, which was formed in the teen years of this century, and today boasts a substantial and creative program of supervision, standards, text books, curricula, and more. Common Subjects Search for books published by United Synagogue Book Service. subjects. Conservative Judaism, Judaism, Study and teaching, history of Israel, United States. people. None found. times. None found. Authors. published most by this publisher.


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