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New York's Jewish Jews: The Orthodox Community in the Interwar Years (Modern Jewish Experience)

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In this first interpretive historical account of the American Orthodox Jewish experience, Jenna Weissman Joselit investigates the ways in which pious Jews reconciled the requirements of religious tradition with the freedoms of interwar America. Through its focus on representative American Jewish institutions such as the synagogue and the rabbinate and on the sacred ritual life of Orthodox women, New York's Jewish Jews reveals how a self-consciously modern, American, and decidedly middle class Orthodoxy evolved before 1945.

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ISBN:
9780253205544
Author:
Joselit, Jenna Weissman
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Author:
Joselit, Jenna Weissman
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Jewish women
Subject:
Rabbis
Subject:
Orthodox judaism
Subject:
Jewish women -- Religious life -- New York (State) -- New York.
Subject:
Judaism - Orthodox
Subject:
Jewish - General
Subject:
Jews -- Cultural assimilation.
Subject:
Orthodox Judaism - New York (State) -
Subject:
Religion Western-Jewish History
Subject:
American Studies; Ethnic; History; Jewish Studies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Modern Jewish Experience
Series Volume:
Bd. 15
Publication Date:
19900231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
21 bandw photos
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.08 x 0.53 in

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