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Studies in Contemporary Jewry: An Annual : VIII: A New Jewry: America since the Second World War - Peter Y. Medding

Studies in Contemporary Jewry: An Annual

VIII: A New Jewry: America since the Second World War

By: Peter Y. Medding (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1993
ISBN: 9780195074499
Number Of Pages: 432

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The eighth volume of the acclaimed annual publication of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this volume focuses on the history and development of American Jewish life since World War II. Contributions include "A 'Golden Decade' for American Jews, 1945-1955" by Arthur A. Goren, "American Judaism: Changing Patterns in Denominational Self-Definition" by Arnold Eisen, "Value Added: Jews in Postwar American Culture" by Stephen J. Whitfield, "The Postwar Economy of American Jews" by Barry R. Chiswick, "Jewish Migration in Postwar America: The Case of Miami and Los Angeles" by Deborah Dash Moore, and "All in the Family: American Jewish Attachments to Israel" by Chaim Waxman. The volume also contains essays, book reviews, and a list of recent dissertations in the field.

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"Peter Medding has put together a rich mix of essays."--Jewish Chronicle "This volume, like its companions, is a valuable resource for persons interested in a broad range of scholarship--historical, literary, intellectual, sociological--dealing with the Jewish experience of the past one-hundred years."--History: Review of New Books "Volume VIII in the series on Studies in Contemporary Jews continues the pattern of excellence established by its predecessors. It is an intelligent, readable and informative work."--American Jewish History

A New Jewry? America Since the Second World War
A "Golden Decade" for American Jews: 1945-1955p. 3
American Judaism: Changing Patterns in Denominational Self-Definitionp. 21
State and Real Estate: Territoriality and the Modern Jewish Imaginationp. 50
Value Added: Jews in Postwar American Culturep. 68
The Postwar Economy of American Jewsp. 85
Jewish Migration in Postwar America: The Case of Miami and Los Angelesp. 102
Understanding Jewish Communal Involvement: Theoretical Issues and Policy Implicationsp. 118
All in the Family: American Jewish Attachments to Israelp. 134
Zionist Policy at the Versailles Peace Conference: Setting the Northern Border of Palestinep. 153
Ahad Ha'am in Historical Perspectivep. 168
Jewish Scholarship and Jewish Identity: Their Historical Relationship in Modern Germanyp. 181
The Impact of Jewish Education and an "Israel Experience" on the Jewish Identity of American Jewish Youthp. 194
The Question of Jewish Identityp. 219
Review Essays
"Not of Pure Aryan Stock": The Jewish Impact on the Economic Transformation of Modern Germanyp. 237
Walking the Tightrope: Jordan and the Middle East Conflictp. 246
Book Reviews
Antisemitism, Holocaust and Genocide
Thomas Albrich, Exodus durch Osterreich: Die judischen Fluchtlinge 1945-1948p. 253
Shmuel Almog (ed.), Antisemitism Through the Agesp. 255
Randolph L. Braham (ed.), The Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry: Essays, Documents, Depositionsp. 258
Christopher Browning, Fateful Months: Essays on the Emergence of the Final Solutionp. 260
Shalom Cholawski, Besufat hakhilayon: yahadut bilorusiyah hamizrahit bemilhemet ha'olam hasheniyah (In the Eye of the Hurricane: The Jews in Eastern Belorussia During World War II)p. 262
Abraham J. Edelheit and Hershel Edelheit, Bibliography on Holocaust Literaturep. 265
Gerhard Hirschfeld, Nazi Rule and Dutch Collaboration: The Netherlands Under German Occupation, 1940-1945p. 266
Stefan Kobonski, The Jews and the Poles in World War IIp. 269
Deborah E. Lipstadt, Beyond Belief: The American Press and the Coming of the Holocaust, 1933-1945p. 272
Abraham J. Peck and Uri D. Herscher (eds.), Queen City Refuge: An Oral History of Cincinnati's Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germanyp. 274
Rivka Perlis, Tenu'ot hano'ar hehaluziyot befolin hakevushah (Pioneering Youth Groups in Occupied Poland)p. 277
Jacques Presser, Ashes in the Wind: The Destruction of Dutch Jewryp. 266
Menachem Z. Rosensaft and Yehuda Bauer (eds.), Antisemitism: Threat to Western Civilizationp. 283
David Roskies (ed.), The Literature of Destruction: Jewish Responses to Catastrophep. 284
Salomon W. Slowes, Ya'ar Katin--1940 (Katyn Forest--1940)p. 285
Nechama Tec, When Light Pierced the Darknessp. 286
Gary A. Tobin with Sharon L. Sassler, Jewish Perceptions of Anti-Semitismp. 280
Gerhard Vilsmeier, Deutscher Antisemitismusp. 288
Jewish Communal and Social History
Eugene C. Black, The Social Politics of Anglo-Jewry 1880-1920p. 291
David Cesarani (ed.), The Making of Anglo-Jewryp. 292
Neil M. Cowan and Ruth Schwartz Cowan, Our Parents' Lives: The Americanization of Eastern European Jewsp. 294
Daniel J. Elazar and Harold M. Waller, Maintaining Consensus: The Canadian Jewish Polity in the Postwar Worldp. 296
Heinz Moshe Graupe, Die Enstehung des Modernen Judentums. Geistesgeschichte der Deutschen Juden 1650-1942p. 298
David Leviatin, Followers of the Trail: Jewish Working-Class Radicals in Americap. 300
Dov Levin (ed.), Pinkas hakehilot: Latviyah veestoniyah (A Guide to the Communities of Latvia and Estonia)p. 302
Ezra Mendelsohn and Chone Shmeruk (eds.), Studies on Polish Jewry: Paul Glikson Memorial Volumep. 303
Robin Ostow, Jews in Contemporary East Germany: The Children of Moses in the Land of Marxp. 305
Abraham J. Peck (ed.), The German Jewish Legacy in America, 1938-1988: From "Bildung" to the Bill of Rightsp. 307
Ada Rapoport-Albert and Steven J. Zipperstein (eds.), Jewish History: Essays in Honour of Chimen Abramskyp. 309
Monika Richarz (ed.), Burger auf Widerruf, Lebenszeugnisse deutscher Juden 1789-1945p. 311
Moses Rischin (ed.), The Jews of North Americap. 312
Emanuela Trevisan Semi, Allo Specchio del Falascia: Ebrei ed etnologi durante il colonialismo fascitap. 314
David Sorkin, The Transformation of German Jewry, 1780-1840p. 316
Michael Stanislawski, Psalms for the Tsar: A Minute-Book of a Psalms-Society in the Russian Army, 1864-1867p. 318
Language, Art and Literature
David Aberbach, Bialikp. 320
Herbert G. Goldman, Jolson: The Legend Comes to Lifep. 322
Gabriel Josipovici, The Book of God: A Response to the Biblep. 324
Dovid Katz (ed.), Winter Studies in Yiddish, Vol. 2, Papers from the Second Annual Oxford Winter Symposium in Yiddish Language and Literaturep. 326
Ira B. Nadel, Joyce and the Jews: Culture and Textsp. 329
Religion, Thought and Education
J. David Bleich, Contemporary Halakhic Problems, Vol. 3p. 332
A. Roy Eckardt, Three Wars for Human Liberation: Black-Woman-Jewp. 334
David Ellenson, Tradition in Transition: Orthodoxy, Halakhah and the Boundaries of Modern Jewish Identityp. 332
Simon Greenberg (ed.), The Ordination of Women as Rabbis: Studies and Responsa, A Centennial Publicationp. 336
Norman Lamm, Torah for Torah's Sake in the Works of Rabbi Hayyim of Volozhin and His Contemporariesp. 338
Michael L. Morgan (ed.), The Jewish Thought of Emil Fackenheim: A Readerp. 339
David Novak, Jewish-Christian Dialogue: A Jewish Justificationp. 342
Riv-Ellen Prell, Prayer and Community: The Havurah in American Judaismp. 344
Marc Lee Raphael, Abba Hillel Silver: A Profile in American Judaismp. 346
Jack Wertheimer (ed.), The American Synagogue: A Sanctuary Transformedp. 344
Social Sciences and Politics
Brenda Danet, Pulling Strings: Biculturalism in Israeli Bureaucracyp. 349
Daniel J. Elazar (ed.), The New Jewish Politicsp. 352
Carole Fink, Marc Bloch: A Life in Historyp. 354
Ruth Kozodoy, David Sidorsky and Kalman Sultanik (eds.), Vision Confronts Reality: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Jewish Agenda/Herzl Yearbook Number 9p. 357
David Kraemer (ed.), The Jewish Family: Metaphor and Memoryp. 359
Eli Lederhendler, The Road to Modern Jewish Politics: Political Tradition and Political Reconstruction in the Jewish Community of Tsarist Russiap. 360
Werner E. Mosse, Jews in the German Economyp. 237
Werner E. Mosse, The German-Jewish Economic Elite 1820-1935: A Socio-Cultural Profilep. 237
Yaakov Oved, Two Hundred Years of American Communesp. 362
Yoav Peled, Class and Ethnicity in the Pale: The Political Economy of Jewish Workers' Nationalism in Late Imperial Russiap. 364
Moshe Shokeid, Children of Circumstances: Israeli Emigrants in New Yorkp. 366
Zionism, Israel and the Middle East
Michel Abitbol, Les Deux Terres promises: les juifs de France et le sionismep. 369
Shlomo Avineri, Arlosoroffp. 371
Uri Bar-Joseph, The Best of Enemies: Israel and Transjordan in the War of 1948p. 246
Uriel Dann (ed.), The Great Powers in the Middle East 1919-1939p. 373
Abraham Diskin, Elections and Voters in Israelp. 374
Binyamin Eliav, Zikhronot min hayamin (Memories of the Right). Ed. Danny Rubinsteinp. 376
Yosef Katz, Hayozmah haperatit bevinyan erez yisrael bitkufat ha'aliyah hasheniyah (Zionist Private Enterprise in the Building of Eretz Israel during the Second Aliyah, 1904-1914)p. 378
Michael Keren, The Pen and the Sword: israeli Intellectuals and the Making of the Nation-Statep. 379
Baruch Kimmerling (ed.), The Israeli State and Society: Boundaries and Frontiersp. 381
Samir A. Mutawi, Jordan in the 1967 Warp. 246
Ernst Pawel, The Labyrinth of Exile: A Life of Theodor Herzlp. 383
Gershon Shafir, Land, Labor and the Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 1882-1914p. 386
Margalit Shilo, Nisyonot behityashvut: hamisrad haerez yisraeli 1908-1914 (Experiments in Settlement: The Palestine Office 1908-1914)p. 388
Ned Temko, To Win or To Die: A Personal Portrait of Menachem Beginp. 390
David Vital, The Future of the Jewsp. 391
Chaim I. Waxman, American Aliya: Portrait of an Innovative Migration Movementp. 394
Eugene Weiner and Anita Weiner, Israel, A Precarious Sanctuary: War, Death and the Jewish Peoplep. 396
Mary C. Wilson, King Abdullah, Britain and the Making of Jordanp. 246
Gadi Wolfsfeld, The Politics of Provocation: Participation and Protest in Israelp. 399
Recently Completed Doctoral Dissertationsp. 400
Contents for Volume IXp. 408
Note on Editorial Policyp. 409
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ISBN: 9780195074499
ISBN-10: 0195074491
Series: Studies in Contemporary Jewry: An Annual
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st June 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.26 x 16.26  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.75

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