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American Jewish Identity Politics by Deborah Dash Moore

By Deborah Dash Moore

"Displays the whole diversity of educated, considerate opinion at the position of Jews within the American politics of identity."

---David A. Hollinger, Preston Hotchkis Professor of yankee background, college of California, Berkeley

 

"A attention-grabbing anthology whose essays crystallize the main salient positive aspects of yankee Jewish lifestyles within the moment half the 20th century."

---Beth S. Wenger, Katz family members affiliate Professor of yankee Jewish background and Director of the Jewish reviews application, collage of Pennsylvania

 

Written by way of students who grew up after international struggle II and the Holocaust who participated in political struggles within the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies and who articulated a few of the formative recommendations of recent Jewish reviews, this anthology offers a window into an period of social swap. those women and men are one of the major students of Jewish heritage, society and culture.

 

The quantity is geared up round contested issues in American Jewish lifestyles: the Holocaust and international struggle II, non secular pluralism and authenticity, intermarriage and Jewish continuity. therefore, it bargains one of many few possibilities for college kids to profit approximately those debates from player scholars.

 

Contributors:

Hasia R. Diner

Arnold M. Eisen

Sylvia Barack Fishman

Arthur Green

Jeffrey Gurock

Paula E. Hyman

Egon Mayer

Alvin H. Rosenfeld

Jonathan D. Sarna

Stephen J. Whitfield

 

Deborah sprint Moore is Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel heart for Judaic reviews and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of background on the collage of Michigan.

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