Jewish Renewal

Jewish Renewal (Hebrew: התחדשות יהודית‎) (Yiddish: ייִדיש רענעוואַל), is a recent movement in Judaism which endeavors to reinvigorate modern Judaism with mystical, Hasidic, musical and meditative practices. It is distinct from the Baal Teshuva movement of return to Orthodox Judaism.

Read more about Jewish Renewal:  Overview, Renewal and The Contemporary Jewish Community

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