,The Shaping of Masorti Judaism in Israel

The Shaping of Masorti Judaism in Israel


Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Steven Bayme; Harvey Meirovich

Research Area: Culture and religion; Politics

Keywords: Pluralism; Church and State; Conservative Judaism; Community Formation

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


The author provides a history and analysis of the Conservative (Masorti) Movement's efforts to establish itself in Israeli society, including the details of its initial organizational structure, its leadership, its challenges, and its relationships to other religious movements and aspects of Israeli society.