Introduction to Secular Humanistic Judaism
by Rabbi Adam Chalom
Introduction to Secular Humanistic Judaism contains the information and course materials you will need to learn about the philosophy and practices of Secular Humanistic Judaism or to create an adult education program in your community. Part I: Jewish History examines Jewish history from a Secular Humanistic perspective. Part II: Jewish Culture presents a look at various aspects of Jewish life: what Jews create, how they celebrate, what they study, what they eat, and much more. Part III: Philosophy of Secular Humanistic Judaism presents the roots and basic ideas of Secular Humanistic Judaism. Each volume includes an overview of the entire course. Session topics, assigned readings, recommended readings; introductory essays for each session; and discussion questions for each section.
Part I: Jewish History
Part II: Jewish Culture
Part III: Philosophy of Secular Humanistic Judaism
Parts I, II & III
Basic Ideas of Secular Humanistic Judaism
by Rabbi Eva Goldfinger
A valuable resource for student, parent, and teacher; 100 page spiral bound photocopy of the publication by IISHJ; explains the major ideas of Secular Humanistic Judaism and provides an overview of the structure and history of the Movement.
The Early Modern European Roots of Secular Humanistic Judaism
by David Abramovitz, Zev Katz, Susan Lerner, Karen Levy, Roz Usiskin, and Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine
Providing background information for studying the early modern European roots of Secular Humanistic Judaism, this spiral bound photocopy of the publication by IISHJ includes an historical survey, selected essays and texts from Yiddish literature in translation, a collection of Humanistic quotations, and an annotated bibliography.