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Steven R. Weisman’s new book, The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion, offers a compelling narrative about the formation of the Jewish religion in the United States. In discussing the Reform Movement as it evolved from the 1830s to today, he touches on many themes of importance to us in our daily lives as Reform Jews.

ReformJudaism.org: What inspired you to write this book, which is so different from your journalistic pursuits?

Steven R. Weisman: As a New York Times reporter, I covered government, politics, and economics. But I felt I could bring my...

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