A Time for Searching: Entering the Mainstream, 1920-1945

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JHU Press, 1995 - 376 sider
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"In this fourth volume, [the author] notes that the decline of religiousness in the second and third generations of American Jews was balanced by the development of an activist political culture based an elaborate organizational life, an effective fund-raising apparatus, and Zionism, with its notion of Jewish peoplehood. That reshaping of American Jewish individual and communal identity in some measure accounts for the insufficient response to the plight of European Jews during the Holocaust. American Jewry's remarkable achievement in the private sphere overshadowed its weakness in the public one"--Series Editor's forword.
 

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Chapter
35
Chapter Three
62
Chapter Four
90
Chapter Five
125
Zionism and the Restructuring
155
Chapter Seven
189
The American Jewish Response
225
Notes
267
Bibliographical Essay
301
Index
315
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Om forfatteren (1995)

Eli Faber is professor of history and Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York. Hasia Diner is professor of American studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Gerald Sorin is chairman of the Department of History and Director of Jewish Studies at the State University of New York, New Paltz. Henry L. Feingold is professor of history at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Edward S. Shapiro is professor of history at Seton Hall University.

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