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A New Promised land: a History of Jews in America: A History of Jews in America

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"An excellent Afikoman gift for the teen or young adult at the seder... Diner...writes in a clear style that pulls together that diverse entity known as the American Jewish community."--The Chicago Jewish Star An engaging chronicle of Jewish life in the United States,A New Promised Landreconstructs the multifaceted background and very American adaptations of this religious group, from the arrival of twenty-three Jews in the New World in 1654, through the development of the Orthodox, conservative, and Reform movements, to the ordination of Sally Priesand as the first woman rabbi in the United States. Hasia Diner supplies fascinating details about Jewish religious traditions, holidays, and sacred texts. In addition, she relates the history of the Jewish religious, political, and intellectual institutions in the United States, and addresses some of the biggest issues facing Jewish Americans today, including their increasingly complex relationship with Israel.

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Hasia R. Diner is Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor in American Jewish History at New York University. She is the

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. First journeys: 1654-1820 — Chapter 2. Across America: 1820-1880 — Chapter 3. Translated people: 1880-1924 — Chapter 4. Becoming Americans: 1924-1945 — Chapter 5. On the move: 1945-1967 — Chapter 6. At the crossroads: since 1967.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199726561
Subtitle:
A History of Jews in America
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
Hasia R. Diner,
Author:
Diner, Hasia R.
Subject:
History, Other | History of Religion
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
United States Ethnic relations.
Subject:
Jews -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Judaism-Jews in America
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Theology | Judaism
Subject:
Children s Religion-Judaism
Subject:
Religion & Theology | Judaism
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20031106
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
165

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"Synopsis" by , Hasia R. Diner is Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor in American Jewish History at New York University. She is the
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