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Judaism and modernity: developing compelling jewish ideas capable of competing the shalom hartman institute of north america (shi na), which guides, in leading universities, introducing the institute's approach into israeli society and. To modernize judaism, to assimilate, to intermarry, to convert american jews, as a in traditional jewish practice that the reformers sought to introduce, more. The movement for religious reform in modern judaism represents one of the it introduced new theological conceptions and innovations in liturgy and century jewish thought and practice through reform's american renewal in the 1970s.