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By Deborah Dash Moore

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

---David A. Hollinger, Preston Hotchkis Professor of yankee historical past, collage of California, Berkeley

 

"A interesting anthology whose essays crystallize the main salient positive factors of yank Jewish existence within the moment half the 20 th century."

---Beth S. Wenger, Katz relations affiliate Professor of yank Jewish historical past and Director of the Jewish reviews application, collage of Pennsylvania

 

Written via students who grew up after global battle II and the Holocaust who participated in political struggles within the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies and who articulated some of the formative options of recent Jewish reviews, this anthology presents a window into an period of social switch. those women and men are one of the prime students of Jewish heritage, society and culture.

 

The quantity is equipped round contested issues in American Jewish lifestyles: the Holocaust and international battle II, spiritual pluralism and authenticity, intermarriage and Jewish continuity. therefore, it deals one of many few possibilities for college kids 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 middle for Judaic experiences and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of historical past on the collage of Michigan.

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