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Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem 1881-1983

Overview
Works: 255 works in 719 publications in 4 languages and 19,390 library holdings
Genres: History  Diaries  Miscellanea  Biography  Quotations  Prayers and devotions  Commentaries  Autographs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Translator, Other
Classifications: BM197.7, 296
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Judaism as a civilization; toward a reconstruction of American-Jewish life by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

65 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism as a Civilization is widely considered the genesis of the Reconstructionist Movement, representing a watershed moment in modern Judaism. In this classic book, Mordecai Kaplan introduced a new way of looking at Judaism: as an evolving religious civilization. His approach required innovation in liturgy and ritual, elimination of obsolete customs, and adjustment in light of prevailing social, political, and cultural conditions. Kaplan felt that all Jews--traditional and liberal, religious and secular--could play a part in this; 'reconstruction.'; Judaism as a Civilization, first published in 1934, remains one of the most original and thought-provoking contributions to modern Jewish thought
The meaning of God in modern Jewish religion by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

26 editions published between 1937 and 2003 in English and Hebrew and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, Kaplan enlarges on his notion of functional reinterpretation and then actually applies it to the entire ritual cycle of the Jewish year-a rarity in modern Jewish thought. This work continues to function as a central text for the Reconstructionist movement ..."--Google books
Dynamic Judaism : the essential writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of the American Jew by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 1981 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If not now, when? Toward a reconstitution of the Jewish people; conversations between Mordecai M. Kaplan and Arthur A. Cohen by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and German and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogue between two Jewish thinkers and writers on the reconstructionist ideas of each
The religion of ethical nationhood; Judaism's contribution to world peace by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The faith of America; prayers, readings, and songs for the celebration of American holidays by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

9 editions published between 1951 and 1963 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mesilat yesharim by Moshe Ḥayyim Luzzatto( Book )

25 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in Hebrew and English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hebrew and English
The greater Judaism in the making; a study of the modern evolution of Judaism by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose and meaning of Jewish existence; a people in the image of God by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and German and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, by Mordecai M. Kaplan, discusses his belief that Hermann Cohen's exploration of Judaism as a rational religion is based on a misunderstanding of Judaism
The new Haggadah for the Pesah Seder = [Hagadah shel Pesaḥ : Seder ḥadash]( Book )

29 editions published between 1941 and 1978 in English and Hebrew and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new Zionism by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions Jews ask: reconstructionist answers by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism without supernaturalism; the only alternative to orthodoxy and secularism by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism in transition by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

10 editions published between 1936 and 1941 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic values in Jewish religion by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1963 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mesillat Yesharim : the path of the upright by Ira F Stone( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabbath prayer book : with a supplement containing prayers, readings and hymns and with a new translation by Jews( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 1979 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish Reconstructionist papers( Book )

4 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not so random thoughts by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dynamic Judaism : the essential writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan
Alternative Names
Kaplan, Mordecai

Kaplan, Mordecai 1881-1983

Kaplan, Mordecai M.

Kaplan, Mordecai M. 1881-1983

Kaplan, Mordecai Menaheim

Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem

Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem 1881-1983

Kaplan, Mordechai Menachem

Kaplan, Mordechai Menahem 1881-1983

Kaplan, Mordechaj Menachem.

Kaplan, Mordeḵay Menaḥem 1881-1983

Ḳaplan, Mordekhai Menaḥem 1881-1983

Ḳaplan, Mordekhay Menaḥem 1881-1983

Mordecai Kaplan Amerikaans essayist (1881-1983)

Mordecai Kaplan rabbino e filosofo statunitense

Mordechai M. Kaplan Rabbiner, Begründer des Rekonstruktionismus

Mordechaj Kaplan filozof judaizmu

Qaplan Mordkay Mnaḥem 1881-1983

Каплан, Мордехай

Каплан, Мордехай Менахем 1881-1983

מרדכי קפלן

קאפלאן, מרדכי מנחם 1881-1983

קאפלאן, מרדכי מנחם בן ישראל

קפלן, מרדכי מנחם.

קפלן, מרדכי מנחם 1881־

קפלן מרדכי מנחם 1881-1983

مردخای کاپلان

モルデカイ・カプラン

Languages
English (323)

Hebrew (47)

German (3)

Chinese (2)

Covers
The meaning of God in modern Jewish religionDynamic Judaism : the essential writings of Mordecai M. KaplanMesilat yesharimA modern heretic and a traditional community : Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy, and American JudaismZionism and the roads not taken : Rawidowicz, Kaplan, KohnGuides for an age of confusion : studies in the thinking of Avraham Y. Kook and Mordecai M. KaplanCommunings of the spirit : the journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan