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2 edition of American Jewry at the crossroads. found in the catalog.

American Jewry at the crossroads.

Oscar Isaiah Janowsky

American Jewry at the crossroads.

by Oscar Isaiah Janowsky

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Published by Hebrew Teachers College Press in Brookline, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- United States.,
  • Jewish question

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184 J5 J34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18151291M

    The book explores how the various branches of the organized Jewish community seek to influence public affairs. Over the course of the last century, Jewish agencies and religious movements have tried to shape public debate and public policy on such issues as civil rights, . American Studies. University of Minnesota Twin Cities; College of Liberal Arts; Overview; Fingerprint; Network; Profiles (8) Projects and Grants (12) Research Output () Research Output Article; 91 Chapter; 33 Book; 11 Review article; 9.

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"Eric Goldstein, an American historian, has written a fascinating, meticulously documented book that shows that American Jews' definition of the Jewish collectivity, for themselves as well as for others, has undergone significant change over the past two centuries, to a large extent reflecting their varying sense of security in American Cited by: American Jewry at the crossroads By Caren Besner, AMERICAN THINKER On Decemthe Valencia Isles Israel Club had Zionist pro-Israel activist Alan Bergstein as its guest speaker, discussing “Will Israel Survive?” at Sharei Shalom Synagogue in Boynton Beach, Florida.

American Jewry at the Crossroads: Isaac Mayer Wise, Solomon Schechter, and now Avi Weiss and Sara Hurwitz but by the entire book of. AMERICAN JUDAISM AT THE CROSSROADS By George rabbis and lay leaders alike have been bemoaning the diminishing future of American Jewry.

Conferences, papers and. The dynamics of the American Jewish community are constantly changing along with the issues being confronted both by the broader American society and by the Jewish community itself. To take a snapshot of the community, as Jonathan Sarna points out in his introduction to this book, and begin to understand what is happening at a particular time is useful and important.

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Jonathan Sarna is Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, and chairs the Academic Board of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.

Author or editor of more than twenty books on American Jewish history and life, he is also the chief historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History and of the th commemoration 5/5(3).

Two textbooks, Arthur Hertzberg, The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter () and Howard M. Sachar, A History of the Jews in America (), contain significant sections on twentieth-century American Jewry, while Jonathan D. Sarna's reader, The American Jewish Experience (2d.

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