American Jewish Life Since 1935: A Reconstructionist Retrospective

By Richard Hirsh

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), Fall 2005

This article surveys the history of The Reconstructionist Magazine since its beginning in 1953 as an adaptation of Kaplan's SAJ (Society for the Advancement of Journalism) Review. It tells the story of how it found its voice, the importance of editorials in its development, its coverage of important issues, both religious and political, the rise of suburbia, and feminism, and its eventual transformation from a magazine to a journal.

Topic: History, Cities and Suburbs, Feminism, Media, Reconstructionist Judaism, Publications

Name of Publication: The Reconstructionist

Editor: Hirsh, Richard

Volume/Issue: Vol. 70/No. 1

Page Number(s): 5-14

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Hirsh, Richard. American Jewish Life Since 1935: A Reconstructionist Retrospective. The Reconstructionist. Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA),Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC). Fall 2005: 5-14. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5862


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