Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 1992

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780197100592

Bookseller Code (06)


Isaac Mayer Wise

Shaping American Judaism

Sefton D. Temkin

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

Biography of Isaac Mayer Wise, founder of the major institutions of Reform Judaism in America, based primarily on material in the American Jewish Archives of the Hebrew Union College. The rabbi's efforts in many fields made him a pivotal figure in the naturalization of the Jew in the New World.