American Reform Judaism: An Introduction

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Nearly 200 years after the founding of the first Reform congregations, the movement has gone through a significant metamorphosis. You have also seen the injustice that African Americans, woman, the mentally ill, and students have faced throughout history. I hope that if Obama shows his strength and defies the military, he will gain more support than he loses. However, Rabbis are no required to do so, if it goes against their personal beliefs on the issue. The act, if passed, would have freed children from child labor only in industries that engaged in interstate commerce.

Pages: 320

Publisher: Rutgers University Press (April 9, 2003)

ISBN: 0813532191

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