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Selected Monographs

There is some crossover between this web page, for Monographs, and the web page for Scholarly Articles/Book Chapters. The links are to pdfs of the full text for each monograph. This page is in the process of being populated; if a link is not active, please check back soon.


“Judaism and Modernity: Realigning the Two Worlds, An Edited Transcript of an Address by Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Greenberg.” Ed. Zvi Grumet. Perspectives on Jewish Education (series). Israel: The Lookstein Center, 2006

“Yitzhak Rabin and the Ethic of Jewish Power.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1995.

“The Growth of an American Jewish Political Culture: The Case for AIPAC.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1988.

“The Ethics of Jewish Power: Two Views [Irving Greenberg and David Elcott].” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1988.

“On the Holocaust.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), April 1986.
Monograph includes “Confronting the Holocaust & Israel,” “The Need to Remember,” “The Fifth Child,” and “Educational Resources.”

 “Part I: The Third Great Cycle of Jewish History.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1987.
“Part II: Voluntary Covenant.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1987.
“Part III: The Third Era – Power and Politics.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1987.
The above three essays are central to Rabbi Greenberg’s revolutionary approach to Jewish history and his projections for the future of Judaism.

“A New Era in Jewish History.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), n.d.
This is a short summary of Irving Greenberg’s significant longer piece, “The Third Great Cycle of Jewish History,” listed directly above.

“Crossroads of Destiny.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), n.d.

“Fundamental Jewish Values.” New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), n.d.
Note: This is a series of seven mini-essays

  1. “Life: The Jewish Midrash on Life”
  2. “Affirmation of This World”
  3. “The Covenant”
  4. “Community”
  5. “Power”
  6. “The Role of the Family”
  7. “Redemption and Halacha”

The Holidays

“Guide to the High Holy Days.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1977.

“Guide to Sukkot.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1976.

“Guide to Hanukkah.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1976.

“Guide to Purim.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1978.

“Guide to Passover.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1976.

“Guide to Shavuot.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1976.

“Guide to Tisha B’Av.” New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1976.

“Guide to Shabbat.” Perspectives. New York: National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL), 1981.