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Author Eleff, Zev, author

Title Who rules the synagogue : religious authority and the formation of American Judaism / Zev Eleff
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary '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
Notes Previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 13, 2016)
Subject Judaism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Rabbis -- Office -- History -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190490294 (ebook)