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Imagining the American Jewish community / edited by Jack Wertheimer
Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover, NH : Published by University Press of New England in association with the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, c2007
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 3rd Floor  E184.J5 I43 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Jews -- United States -- History
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- United States
Jews -- United States -- Social conditions
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life
Jews -- United States -- Identity
Social integration -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 346 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Rethinking the definition of "community" for a migratory age: 1654-1830 / Holly Snyder -- Buying and selling "Jewish": the historical impact of commerce on Jewish communal life / Hasia Diner -- Transnationalism and Americanization in East European Jewish immigrant public life / Daniel Soyer -- Community and the discourse of elegy: the postwar suburban debate / Riv-Ellen Prell -- War stories: Jewish patriotism on parade / Beth S. Wenger -- Orthodoxy on display in the arena of sports, 1920-2000 / Jeffrey S. Gurock -- Best-in-show: American Jews, museum exhibitions, and the search for community / Jenna Weissman Joselit -- The "be virtuous!" board game: "monopoly" in contemporary Yiddish for Satmar Hasidic girls / Marianne Sanua -- Mediating community: American Jewry and the new media of the twentieth century / Jeffrey Shandler -- The limits of imagination: white Christian civilization and the construction of American Jewish womanhood in the 1890s / Karla Goldman -- "They raised beautiful families": Jewish mothers' child rearing and community building / Joyce Antler -- Feminism and the American Jewish community / Paula E. Hyman -- Rereading the Americanization narratives of Antin, Zangwill, and Cahan: imagining and unimagining the Jewish community / Eli Lederhendler -- From Yiddishism to American Judaism: the impact of American Yiddish schools on their students / David E. Fishman -- The accented imagination: speaking and writing Jewish America / Hana Wirth-Nesher -- American Jewish thought and the imagination of American Jewish community / Arnold Eisen
Series Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life
Alternate Author Wertheimer, Jack

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