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10 edition of The Jewish community in America found in the catalog.

The Jewish community in America

by Marshall Sklare

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Published by Behrman House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- Political and social conditions,
    • Jews -- United States -- Politics and government,
    • Judaism -- United States,
    • Jews -- Education -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 361-376.

      Statementedited, with introductions and notes, by Marshall Sklare.
      SeriesLibrary of Jewish studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.J5 S5478
      The Physical Object
      Pagination383 p.
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5048017M
      ISBN 100874412048
      LC Control Number74008678

      Forced to justify their anti-Jewish prejudice in face of America’s increasingly tolerant norms, they beat a hasty retreat. “Organized anti-Semitic activity, which began to decline after the war, continued at a low ebb during the year under review,” the American Jewish Year Book reported in Thirty-five anti-Semitic organizations Author: Jonathan Sarna.   The author and educator, who has written about racism in the Jewish community for years for publications like the Forward and Tablet, hopes his book, which he self-published in September, can.

      A History of the Jews in America book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Spanning years of Jewish experience in this cou /5. Jewish History, Jewish Religion — 3 — Foreword Sometime in the late s, that world-class gossip and occasional historian, John F. Kennedy, told me how, in , Harry S. Truman had been pretty muchFile Size: KB.

        American Jews overwhelmingly say they are proud to be Jewish and have a strong sense of belonging to the Jewish people, according to a major new survey by the Pew Research Center. But the survey also suggests that Jewish identity is changing in America, where one-in-five Jews (22%) now describe themselves as having no religion. Trouble in the Tribe is an indispensable volume for anyone seeking to understand why American Jews quarrel over Israel."—Michael Rubner, Middle East Policy "This book offers a useful grounding for thinking about the changes already taking place [in the American Jewish community], and what may lie ahead."—Survival.


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