New York: The Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, n.d. (1940). First Edition. 12mo, 24pp pamphlet in wrappers, stapled. A bit toned and marked; covers rubbed on rear and spine; very good. Item #206156
Published as "Reconstructionist Pamphlet No. 1," this essay by the movement's founder appeared in the foundation's periodical The Reconstructionist in February, 1940. The Reconstructionist movement developed in the United States, advocating a practical, historical, and adaptable interpretation of Judaism and has grown to become a fourth major branch of the religion alongside Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform.