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Solomon Schechter

Solomon Schechter  

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Scholar, theologian, leading thinker of Conservative Judaism (1847–1915). Schechter was born in Fascani, Romania. His father, a Habad Hasid, was a shoḥet (see SHEHITAH), hence the family name, ...
United Synagogue of America

United Synagogue of America   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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23 words

Association of Conservative Jewish synagogues in the USA and Canada. The organization was founded by Solomon Schechter in 1913.

UNITED SYNAGOGUE OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM

UNITED SYNAGOGUE OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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2011
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an association (formerly United Synagogue of America) of over 830 Conservative congregations in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1913 by Solomon ...

World Council of Synagogues

World Council of Synagogues  

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Now officially called Masorti Olami: The World Council of Conservative/Masorti Synagogues, is the international organization of congregations and institutions affiliated with the Conservative/Masorti ...

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