The American Synagogue--Recent Trends and Issues


Publication Date: January 2005

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Jack Wertheimer

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: American Jews; Religious denominations; Jewish organizations

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The pages that follow will consider whether the contemporary synagogue is indeed in crisis, the factors that have contributed to the perception that it needs radical revamping, and the various programs in place to re-define the synagogue for a new generation,