New Visions of Jewish Community (Spring 2011)


Published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis


Symposium Issue on New Visions of Jewish Community


From the Editor: At the Gates – בשערים

Introduction to This Issue from the Guest Editors
Alan Henkin and Paul Kipnes

A Demographer Considers the Twenty-First Century
Bruce A. Phillips

Keeping the Glass Half Full: Reinvigorating American Reform Judaism
Lance J. Sussman

Future of the Denominations: Analysis and Possibilities
Amy L. Sales

Shifting Landscapes: The Response of Modernity to Faith, Social Advocacy, and Demographic Change
Stephen S. Pearce

In this Time, In This Place: Establishing Your Voice and Defi ning Your Message
Steven Windmueller

Building and Enhancing Religious Community Online
Laura A. Baum

Moving Beyond the Limited Reach of Current “Social Media” Approaches: Why Jewish Digital Communities Require Rich and Remixable Narrative Content
Owen Gottlieb

Just Beyond the Horizon
Richard F. Address

Judaism 2111
Avi Schulman


Biographic Bridge

Sending My First Chumash to Sheimos
Norman Lipson

God’s Toolbox
James B. Rosenberg


The Architecture of Louis Kahn and Percival Goodman— A Review Essay
Louis I. Kahn’s Trenton Jewish Community Center
Susan G. Solomon
Louis I. Kahn’s Jewish Architecture: Mikveh Israel and the
Midcentury American Synagogue
Susan G. Solomon
Reviewed by Elliot B. Gertel

Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities
Elie Kaunfer Reviewed by Cathy L. Felix

Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation
Naomi Seidman Reviewed by Laurence Edwards

When I Sleep and When I Wake: On Prayers between Dusk and Dawn
Dalia Marx Reviewed by David Ariel-Joel

The Man Who Knew God: Decoding Jeremiah
Mordecai Schreiber Reviewed by David J. Zucker


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