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Empowered Judaism

Elie Kaunfer

Empowered Judaism

what independent minyanim can teach us about building vibrant Jewish communities

by Elie Kaunfer

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Published by Jewish Lights Pub. in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementElie Kaunfer ; foreword by Jonathan D. Sarna
ContributionsKehilat Hadar (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM720.F4 K38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24488858M
ISBN 101580234127
ISBN 109781580234122
LC Control Number2009044920
OCLC/WorldCa465680380

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Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us About Building Vibrant Jewish Communities discusses how scattered Jews across the United States have formed their own prayer circles away from traditional synagogues.

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TC Jewfolk was provided a complimentary review copy of Empowered Judaism. Empowered Judaism: How Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities, by Rabbi Elie Kaunfer. Rabbi Kaunfer offers a refreshingly new analyses of the age-old question of how to build strong Jewish community.

He explores the independent minyan movement and the lessons it has to teach about prayer, community organizing and volunteer.

One Year Later: Empowered Judaism About a year ago (3/) we received a new book as a gift: Empowered Judaism by Rabbi Elie Kaunfer with a foreword by Jonathan Sarna.

Over the past year we have had some thoughts about the independent minyanim and we have watched what others are saying too. Empowered Judaism is a book about the newest wave of independent minyanim, as well as about a larger vision for Judaism and Jewish community.

It offers something to many different constituencies: independent minyan organizers seeking to read about best practices from other minyanim, people in other Jewish communities who want to learn what. Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities (English Edition) eBook: Kaunfer, Rabbi Elie, Sarna, Jonathan D.: /5(5).

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Judaism is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational text (part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible), and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud.

Clearly, Elie’s model of Empowered Judaism has had a big impact on my life. In his book, Elie talks about how independent minyanim, and institutions like Yeshivat Hadar are creating meaningful spiritual experiences for young urban Jews, and how this experience can, and has been reinvigorating Jewish : Tamar Fox.

Rabbi Elie Kaunfer is rosh yeshiva (Rabbinic dean) and CEO at the Hadar Institute in Manhattan. He is the co-author with Jonathan Sarna of Empowered Judaism (), a book that explores independent minyanim and building Jewish communities.

References. Ultimately, The Biblical Hero is a story about us: complex human characters who, in heroic fashion, struggle with our imperfections.”—Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, CEO, Hadar Institute, and author of Empowered Judaism: What Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities.

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