Free Judaism & Religion in Israel

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Free Judaism & Religion in Israel

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Reprinted from the journal Free Judaism, the voice of Secular Humanistic Judaism in Israel , this volume has collected several important essays about non-religious Judaism from contributors including Israeli Supreme Court Justice Haim Cohen, writers Shulamit Hareven and A.B. Yehoshua, and professors Rachel Elior, Yehuda Bauer, and A.B. Yehoshua. Edited by Yaakov Malkin, International Co-Provost of the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism.

Shulamit Aloni on “Israel and the Zionist Vision”

Contents

PART 1: RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY

Yaakov Malkin: In The Shadow Of Rabin's Murder

Shulamit Hareven: Herzl's Vision Revisited “We Shall Keep the Clerics on a Very Tight

Eliezer Shweid: Jewish Religion And Israeli Democracy

Haim Cohen: Dangerous Hanukkah

Naftali Rotenberg: Is a Jewish Theocracy Possible?

Irad Malkin: The Jewishness of Israel Is Changing

Abraham Wolfensohn: Religious And Secular Messianism

Uri Ben Zvi: The History of the Power of Israel's Religious Political Parties

Yosef Goell: Rabin's Murder and Israeli Democracy

PART 2: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON JUDAISM

A.B. Yehoshua: Israeli Identity in an Era of Peace

Yair Tzaban: The New Hebrew Culture: Basis for a Secular Jewish Identity

Haim Cohen: God As Legal Fiction

Rachel Elior: Changes In the Concept of God In Jewish Thought

Ya’akov Cohen: A Rational Approach to the idea of God

Yaakov Malkin: Atheist Faith in Humankind, Creator of God as Literary hero

Shneor Einam: Three Circles of Israeli Identity: Humanist, Jewish, Zionist

Felix Posen: The Need for a Secular Yeshiva

Yeshayahu Leibowitz: I am Not a Humanist

Uri Rapp: Yeshayahu Leibowitz: A Humanlst In Spite of Himself

Yehuda Bauer: The Secular-Jewish Option: American Jewry's Vital Need

PART 3: JUDAISM-AS-CULTURE

Yaakov Malkin: Judaism-as-culture In The College of Pluralistic Judaism

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