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Saturday, February 13 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
'Orthodox'? What's That? The Pew Study, the 'New Orthodox,' and the Taxonomy of Orthodoxy

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The standard categories of Orthodox Judaism--Modern Orthodox, "Yeshivish," Hasidim--more than half a century old, never worked, and they do not work today. The session examines recent data, including those from the Pew study, to define what are "Orthodox" in 2015--and especially who are the "New Orthodox." The session explores as well five other categories of Orthodoxy, both in America and in Israel.


Jerome Chanes

Jerome Chanes, a senior fellow at the Center for Jewish Studies of the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author of four books and some hundreds of book chapters, articles, reviews on Jewish history, sociology, public affairs, and arts and letters. Jerry started out life as a rock reviewer, and was (briefly) a house-pianist at CBGB. Current projects include "The Future of American Judaism" (Columbia I+University Press/Trinity College); and a source... Read More →

Saturday February 13, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm

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