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By Deborah Dash Moore

"Displays the entire variety 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, college of California, Berkeley

 

"A attention-grabbing anthology whose essays crystallize the main salient positive aspects of yank Jewish existence within the moment half the 20th century."

---Beth S. Wenger, Katz relatives affiliate Professor of yank Jewish background and Director of the Jewish experiences application, collage of Pennsylvania

 

Written by way of students who grew up after global struggle 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 reports, this anthology presents a window into an period of social switch. those women and men are one of the prime students of Jewish background, society and culture.

 

The quantity is prepared round contested issues in American Jewish existence: the Holocaust and international battle II, spiritual pluralism and authenticity, intermarriage and Jewish continuity. therefore, it deals one of many few possibilities for college students 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 stories and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of historical past on the college of Michigan.

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