American Jewish Identity Politics by Deborah Dash Moore

By Deborah Dash Moore

"Displays the whole variety of knowledgeable, considerate opinion at the position of Jews within the American politics of identity."

---David A. Hollinger, Preston Hotchkis Professor of yankee background, college of California, Berkeley


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

---Beth S. Wenger, Katz family members affiliate Professor of yank Jewish historical past and Director of the Jewish stories application, college of Pennsylvania


Written by way of students who grew up after global warfare II and the Holocaust who participated in political struggles within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies and who articulated the various formative strategies of contemporary Jewish experiences, this anthology offers a window into an period of social switch. those women and men are one of the top students of Jewish historical past, society and culture.


The quantity is equipped round contested subject matters in American Jewish lifestyles: the Holocaust and global warfare II, non secular pluralism and authenticity, intermarriage and Jewish continuity. therefore, it bargains 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 middle for Judaic stories and Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of background on the collage of Michigan.

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