Taking Judaism Personally: Creating a Meaningful Spiritual Life

by Judy Petsonk

Book, 1996



Call number

201 PET


New York : The Free Press, c1996.


An intimate look not only at the inner meaning of being Jewish, but also at the way Amer. construct a faith out of the spiritual chaos of contemporary society. Petsonk shows how she & many others have rediscovered comfort, joy, & wonder in Judaism. They are the creators of the Havurah movement; Jewish feminists struggling to redefine their role within traditional Judaism; & young families looking for new approaches to religious educ. & childrearing. Searching the traditional sources, they have achieved a meaningful & satisfying form of spirituality. This book provides examples & inspiration for Jews seeking to create their own connection to Jewish tradition & community.


068482809X / 9780684828091

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