New Prayerbooks: Balancing Innovation and Tradition

By Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2005

Glanzberg discusses the recent proliferation of siddurim (prayer books) and its meaning for the American Jewish community. The author sees in these new books a commitment to accessibility and commentary, as well as an effort to find "appropriate balances between tradition and innovation and articulating relationships to communal and textual authority.

Topic: Innovation, Tradition, Prayer, Renewal and Renaissance, Publications, Authority, Religious Denominations, Jewish Literacy

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 35/619

Page Number(s): 5-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Glanzberg-Krainin, Deborah. New Prayerbooks: Balancing Innovation and Tradition. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2005: 5-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6180


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