Download e-book for iPad: American Jewish Identity Politics by Deborah Dash Moore

By Deborah Dash Moore

ISBN-10: 0472032887

ISBN-13: 9780472032884

ISBN-10: 0472116487

ISBN-13: 9780472116485

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

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

 

"A attention-grabbing anthology whose essays crystallize the main salient good points of yankee Jewish existence within the moment half the 20th century."

---Beth S. Wenger, Katz relatives affiliate Professor of yankee Jewish background and Director of the Jewish experiences application, collage of Pennsylvania

 

Written by way of students who grew up after international warfare II and the Holocaust who participated in political struggles within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies and who articulated some of the formative thoughts of contemporary Jewish reports, this anthology offers a window into an period of social swap. those women and men are one of the major students of Jewish background, society and culture.

 

The quantity is geared up round contested subject matters in American Jewish lifestyles: the Holocaust and international battle II, spiritual pluralism and authenticity, intermarriage and Jewish continuity. hence, 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 middle for Judaic reports and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of historical past on the college of Michigan.

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