Deborah Dash Moore's American Jewish Identity Politics PDF

By Deborah Dash Moore

"Displays the total diversity of proficient, considerate opinion at the position of Jews within the American politics of identity."

---David A. Hollinger, Preston Hotchkis Professor of yank historical past, collage of California, Berkeley


"A attention-grabbing anthology whose essays crystallize the main salient positive factors of yankee Jewish existence within the moment 1/2 the 20th century."

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


Written via students who grew up after international struggle II and the Holocaust who participated in political struggles within the Sixties and Seventies and who articulated the various formative innovations of contemporary Jewish reports, this anthology presents a window into an period of social swap. those women and men are one of the major students of Jewish background, society and culture.


The quantity is equipped round contested issues in American Jewish existence: the Holocaust and global warfare II, non secular pluralism and authenticity, intermarriage and Jewish continuity. therefore, it deals one of many few possibilities for college kids to profit approximately those debates from player scholars.



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 heart for Judaic stories and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of background on the college of Michigan.

Show description

Read or Download American Jewish Identity Politics PDF

Similar judaism books

Download e-book for iPad: The Creation of History in Ancient Israel by Marc Zvi Brettler

The construction of historical past in historical Israel demonstrates how the historian can begin to piece jointly the heritage of old Israel utilizing the Hebrew Bible as a source.

Download PDF by Gabriel Wilensky: Six Million Crucifixions: How Christian Teachings About Jews

“Six Million Crucifixions: How Christian Antisemitism Paved the line to the Holocaust” examines the foundation factors of antisemitism in Christianity and the way that ready the soil for the modern/racial antisemitism that culminated within the Holocaust. The e-book in brief covers the final thousand years of historical past, from the origins of antisemitism all of the solution to the appearance of contemporary antisemitism.

Download e-book for kindle: Where Islam and Judaism Join Together: A Perspective on by Shai Har-El

Introducing a framework to generate new conversations approximately inter-religious discussion and create a neighborhood of religions, Shai Har-El argues that Islam and Judaism, sister religions, are heavily on the topic of each other with roots intertwined within the land, within the language, and within the stories of shared heritage.

The Jewish Wars by Edward Alexander PDF

Edward Alexander launches a counterattack within the battle of principles over Zionism, a great deal a warrior utilizing phrases and concepts as his guns. This booklet starts off with a dissection of the 1st (1987) Intifada and offers with humans and occasions via 1994, while Israel, having embraced the PLO, begun their withdrawal from the disputed territories.

Extra info for American Jewish Identity Politics

Example text

Download PDF sample

American Jewish Identity Politics by Deborah Dash Moore

by John

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 36 votes