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Exploring the ongoing adaptation of the American Jewish population as it responds to the challenge of American life, this interdisciplinary collection offers a wide-ranging examination of the personal, social, religious, and political aspects of contemporary American Jewish life. Essays representing the most recent scholarship in sociology and related fields address a range of topics, including feminism, spirituality, intermarriage, antisemitism, and community. Emphasizing the changing patterns of conflict and accommodation resulting from the interaction of American and Jewish values, Jews in America will interest anyone concerned with Jewish identity and continuity in the 21st century.

CONTRIBUTORS: Steven Bayme, Jerome Chanes, Carmel Ullman Chiswick, Steven M. Cohen, Sergio DellaPergola, Daniel J. Elazar, Sylvia Barack Fishman, Jerome S. Legge, Jr., Charles S. Liebman, Peter Y. Medding, Uzi Rebhun, Mordechai Rimor, Haym Soloveitchik, Gary A. Tobin, Mark Tolts, Jack Wertheimer, and the editors

Synopsis:

Exploring the ongoing adaptation of the American Jewish population as it responds to the challenge of American life, this interdisciplinary collection offers a wide-ranging examination of the personal, social, religious, and political aspects of contemporary American Jewish life. Essays representing the most recent scholarship in sociology and related fields address a range of topics, including feminism, spirituality, intermarriage, antisemitism, and community. Emphasizing the changing patterns of conflict and accommodation resulting from the interaction of American and Jewish values, Jews in America will interest anyone concerned with Jewish identity and continuity in the twenty-first century.

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A sweeping analysis of contemporary American Jews and Judaism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874518993
Editor:
Farber, Roberta Rosenberg
Editor:
Waxman, Chaim I.
Editor:
Farber, Roberta Rosenberg
Author:
Farbar, Roberta Rosenberg
Author:
Farber, Roberta Rosenberg
Author:
Waxman, Chaim I.
Publisher:
Brandeis University Press
Location:
Hanover :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Minority Studies - Ethnic American
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Jews -- United States -- Identity.
Subject:
Jewish - General
Subject:
Judaism -- 20th century.
Subject:
Religion Western-Jewish History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
439
Dimensions:
9.19x6.12x1.11 in. 1.42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Exploring the ongoing adaptation of the American Jewish population as it responds to the challenge of American life, this interdisciplinary collection offers a wide-ranging examination of the personal, social, religious, and political aspects of contemporary American Jewish life. Essays representing the most recent scholarship in sociology and related fields address a range of topics, including feminism, spirituality, intermarriage, antisemitism, and community. Emphasizing the changing patterns of conflict and accommodation resulting from the interaction of American and Jewish values, Jews in America will interest anyone concerned with Jewish identity and continuity in the twenty-first century.
"Synopsis" by , A sweeping analysis of contemporary American Jews and Judaism.
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