Reflecting on Kol Haneshama

By David A. Teutsch

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), Fall 2006

The author, who was editor-in-chief of the Reconstructionist Kol Haneshamah prayerbook series, reflects on his nearly two decades of work on the project. The series features gender-neutral English text, descriptive references to God’s attributes, new Hebrew and English liturgy, and transliteration of all communally spoken prayers. He discusses initial controversies, the importance of the project, and surprising outcomes.

Topic: Prayer, Reconstructionist Judaism, Liturgy, Publications

Name of Publication: The Reconstructionist

Volume/Issue: vol.71/no.1

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Genre: Article

Language: English

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Teutsch, David A. Reflecting on Kol Haneshama. The Reconstructionist. Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA),Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC). Fall 2006:


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