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history notes nov 17th - November 16th Conservative Judaism...

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November 16 th Conservative Judaism In the 1970s made up for 47% of Jews Wanted a synagogue that was American but felt Jewish Most conservative Jews were not personally observant to traditional Judaism—disregard most Jewish laws want the synagogue to be more traditional than the reform movement of the 1920s Jewish aspects: the Jewish prayers are virtually traditional- they are in Hebrew-this made it feel Jewish They also in the 20s-50’s sometimes also did prayers in English but were only translations of Hebrew prayers What makes it not orthodox though is that-great emphasis on order and decorum in theory-and families sat together (they did not do this in orthodox temples but this concept was modern and American so they did it) In the 1970s women were given full equality in the conservative churches after women feminists petitioned to grant women equal status-let them read from the torah, lead services ect. There was resistance but it was overcome reasonably quickly
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