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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