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Eleff, Zev, author
Who rules the synagogue : religious authority and the formation of American Judaism / Zev Eleff
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
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'Who Rules the Synagogue?' explores how American Jewry in the nineteenth century transformed from a lay dominated community to one whose leading religious authorities were rabbis
Previously issued in print: 2016
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Judaism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Rabbis -- Office -- History -- 19th century.