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This series, based on Rabbi Lisa Goldstein's rabbinic thesis, delves into the historical, theological, and liturgical differences among Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist Jewish Movements as reflected in their respective prayer books.
Oct. 16 - The history of how the Movements developed
Oct. 23 - How worship evolved from the Temple rite to what exists in today's synagogue
Oct. 30 - The development of liturgy by each Movement to reflect its theology; the evolution of each Movement's prayer books
Nov. 6 - A comparison of some specific prayers across the Movements