By Deborah Dash Moore

ISBN-10: 0472032887

ISBN-13: 9780472032884

ISBN-10: 0472116487

ISBN-13: 9780472116485

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

---David A. Hollinger, Preston Hotchkis Professor of yank heritage, college of California, Berkeley

 

"A attention-grabbing anthology whose essays crystallize the main salient positive factors of yank Jewish existence within the moment 1/2 the 20th century."

---Beth S. Wenger, Katz relatives affiliate Professor of yankee Jewish heritage and Director of the Jewish experiences software, college of Pennsylvania

 

Written via students who grew up after international conflict II and the Holocaust who participated in political struggles within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies and who articulated the various formative recommendations of contemporary Jewish stories, this anthology offers a window into an period of social swap. those women and men are one of the prime students of Jewish background, society and culture.

 

The quantity is geared up round contested subject matters in American Jewish lifestyles: the Holocaust and global conflict II, spiritual pluralism and authenticity, intermarriage and Jewish continuity. hence, it bargains one of many few possibilities for college students 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 reports and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of heritage on the college of Michigan.

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