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By Pamela S. Nadell

Conservative Judaism in the United States: A Biographical Dictionary and Sourcebook is the 1st wide attempt to record the lives and careers of an important leaders in Conservatism's first century and to supply a quick background of the stream and its crucial associations. It contains essays at the historical past of the circulate and at the evolution of its significant associations: The Jewish Theological Seminary of the US, The Rabbinical meeting, and The United Synagogue of the US. It additionally includes one hundred thirty five biographical entries at the prime figures of Conservative Judaism, appendices, and an entire bibliography on resources of analysis.

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Report of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards," PRA 1957 vol. 21, pp. 27-28. 33. For a summary of the major decisions of the CJLS, see Benjamin Kreitman, "The 24 CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM IN AMERICA First Ten Years of the Committee on Law and Standards," PRA 1958 vol. 22, pp. 6880. 34. "Report of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards," PRA 1960 vol. 24, pp. 286-91; PRA 1961 vol. 25, pp. 188-94; PRA 1962 vol. 26, pp. 233-38. 35. "Report of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards," PRA 1963 vol.

Report of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards," PRA 1957 vol. 21, pp. 27-28. 33. For a summary of the major decisions of the CJLS, see Benjamin Kreitman, "The 24 CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM IN AMERICA First Ten Years of the Committee on Law and Standards," PRA 1958 vol. 22, pp. 6880. 34. "Report of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards," PRA 1960 vol. 24, pp. 286-91; PRA 1961 vol. 25, pp. 188-94; PRA 1962 vol. 26, pp. 233-38. 35. "Report of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards," PRA 1963 vol.

To continue discussion of the questions raised by Judaism as a Civilization, Kaplan and his colleagues launched the Reconstructionist magazine (1935- ), the successor to the SAJ Review. In 1940 the Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation was established to sustain the Reconstructionist Press and to coordinate Reconstructionist activities, which until then had been chiefly supported by the Friends of Reconstructionism, a group of generous members of the SAJ and of Rabbi Milton *Steinberg's Park Avenue Synagogue.

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