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Stephen S. Wise Temple presents Heroes & leaders of the Jewish narrative

Stephen S. Wise Temple presents Heroes & leaders of the Jewish narrative

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Published by Stephen S. Wise Temple in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHeroes & leaders of the Jewish narrative, Heroes and leaders of the Jewish narrative
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsStephen S. Wise Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS125.3 .S74 2000z
    The Physical Object
    Pagination203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23923541M
    LC Control Number2009434016

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Stephen Wise Temple is a large Reform Jewish congregation in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, d in by the late Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin, with 35 families, the congregation grew various times in its history it has been stated to be the largest, or one of the largest, Jewish congregations in the world, at one time having a membership of about 3, families.

InRabbi Stephen Samuel Wise then serving a congregation in Portland, Oregon, was under consideration as Rabbi of Temple Emanu–El in New York City, but withdrew his name after learning that his sermons would be reviewed in advance by the synagogue's board of trustees.

In JanuaryThe New York Times published a letter from Rabbi Wise that stated that the demands placed on him Affiliation: Reform Judaism. His famous "Open Letter to the Members of Temple Emanu-El of New York on the Freedom of the Jewish Pulpit," is reprinted in his autobiography, Challenging Years (, pp.

), together with a discussion of Louis Marshall's denial that the congregation had called Wise to its pulpit. For those that are unaware, Rabbi Stephen Wise was the most prominent leader of the American Jewish community during the s and s.

A champion for social justice, civil rights, and the Jewish people, Stephen Wise (–) was one of the most prominent US Jewish leaders of the 20th century. Among his many accomplishments, Wise cofounded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People infounded the American Jewish Congress inbecame president of the Zionist Organization of America in Stephen Wise Free Synagogue's Religious School is the perfect place for you to deepen your child's Jewish identity and Hebrew knowledge, engage with core Jewish values and traditions, and become part of a caring synagogue community.

The Anguish of a Jewish Leader: Stephen S. Wise and the Holocaust - Kindle edition by Medoff, Rafael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Anguish of a Jewish Leader: St /5(3). Stephen Samuel Wise, (born MaBudapest, Hung., Austria-Hungary—died ApNew York, N.Y., U.S.), Reform rabbi, a leader of the Zionist movement in the United States, and a liberal activist who influenced the development of Reform Judaism in that country.

Wise earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University in and received his rabbinical training from private. Stephen S. Wise Dr. Los Angeles, CA Phone: Email: [email protected] Stephen S. Wise Temple. Stephen S Wise Dr. Los Angeles, CA US. Upcoming Events The Jewish Federation’s Seder Plate April 8, Keeping our Jewish Community Healthy and Strong © Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

Oscar Skarsaune's book "In the Shadow of the Temple" is an outstanding work that demonstrates how Christianity cannot be understood without understanding the Jewish soil from which Christianity by: Rabbi Stephen Wise. On AugRabbi Stephen Wise received an alarming cable from London.

It read in part: "IN FUHRER'S HEADQUARTERS PLAN DISCUSSED AND UNDER CONSIDERATION THAT ALL JEWS Author: American Experience. With summer in full swing, our Wise Readers to Leaders scholars are busy learning, reading, and having fun. Rabbi David Woznica spent time with our LAUSD middle school scholars teaching them about the Torah and even bringing an example for them to see and.

LOS ANGELES — The local Jewish community is mourning the death of Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin, who founded Los Angeles’ Stephen Wise Temple and guided it as it. A presentation on the life and work of Stephen Samuel Wise (), an important American communal leader.

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Some thought it may have been to stop a large-scale emigration out of America to a fabled Utopian society; others wondered if it was intended to create fear in the populace – fear of cults, fear of Communism, fear of anything foreign; and still others believed it was to create a precedence whereby any groups labelled a.

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Fast's "Story of a People" reads more like the story of HIS people, a fascinating, at times emotional story of his people who are bookish, nonviolent, and resilient against all odds.4/5. The subject of Dr. Wise’s sermon was “A Jew’s View of Jesus.” In his sermon Dr.

Wise reviewed the book of Dr. Joseph Klausner, Hebrew writer of Jerusalem, entitled Jesus of Nazareth, His Life, Times and Teachings, an historic study on the life of Jesus on the basis of old Jewish and Talmudic-Hebrew literature, and is part of series on the development of the Jewish Messianic idea by the.

The Stephen S. Wise collection contains 90 linear feet of manuscript material and represents Wise's career as a rabbi and his involvement in public affairs. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to organizations in which Wise was involved, sermons, and correspondence.

Stephen Samuel Wise (born Weisz) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American Reform rabbi and Zionist leader. Wise was born in Budapest in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the son and grandson of rabbis. His grandfather, Joseph Hirsch Weisz, was Chief Rabbi of. Wise Readers to Leaders summer This form is not active.

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Original Tape Date: Janu Jewish Leaders and the Holocaust Michael R. Marrus Historical analysis of Jewish leadership during the Holocaust pe-riod, often with a sharply accusatory message, has now come to France.' Controversy began inwhen Maurice Rajsfus, a left-wing journalist whose immigrant parents were.

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President Lincoln's administration was marked by a few noteworthy incidents affecting the Jews as a body, the most important being the appointment of a Jewish chaplain inand the proposed expulsion of the Jews" asa class" from within the lines of General Grant's army in Stephen Wise, quoted above, is -- absurdly -- considered a hero by modern Jews, and “in the Jewish world, schools and museums and streets are named after Wise.” [1b] And yet Wise's role, as I will document below, was to use his position of supreme authority in the American Jewish community to sabotage the most successful effort to rescue.

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96, No. 2 (Spring ) – Jewish Myths between Text and Ethnography: On Michael Fishbane’s Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking ELI YASSIF THE CONCEPT OF MYTHhas been discussed in Jewish studies almost since its beginning. While in those initial steps discussions about myth. That is a recurring theme of the book, the struggle to transcend the social stigma and professional prohibitions of being a Jew.

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Lerner I want to thank Rabbi Lerner the younger for giving me the opportunity to talk to this wonderful congregation on my birthday.It may surprise some but most of the strongest critics of Zionism and Israel’s policies toward the Palestinians are Jewish.

However, as Michael Selzer writes, “Zionism is a complex phenomenon, adequately understood by only a small percentage of its critics and by even a smaller percentage of its supporters.” 1 As Professor Yakov M. Rabkin writes, “According to a sarcastic remark of an.