Death of an American Jewish Community

Paperback | March 29, 1993

byHillel Levine, Lawrence Harmon

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In 1967, city leaders decided to open Boston's established Jewish neighborhoods to blacks, making mortgage funds available to those who wanted to buy or build houses there. This policy quickly wiped out some tightly-knit Jewish areas and, sadly, few of the new residents acquired the adequate housing, security, or education which the move was meant to accomplish. Photos.

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In 1967, city leaders decided to open Boston's established Jewish neighborhoods to blacks, making mortgage funds available to those who wanted to buy or build houses there. This policy quickly wiped out some tightly-knit Jewish areas and, sadly, few of the new residents acquired the adequate housing, security, or education which the mo...

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In 1967, city leaders decided to open Boston's established Jewish neighborhoods to blacks, making mortgage funds available to those who wanted to buy or build houses there. This policy quickly wiped out some tightly-knit Jewish areas and, sadly, few of the new residents acquired the adequate housing, security, or education which the mo...

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'The Death Of An American Jewish Community: A Tragedy of Good Intentions, ' with much of its concentration on the policies of banks and real estate interests on ethnic communities in the 1960s, should help fill in the time line and develop an focus on ethnic relations and urban affairs more in the social structural direction.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 1.1 inPublished:March 29, 1993Publisher:Touchstone

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ISBN - 10:0029138663

ISBN - 13:9780029138663

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In 1967, city leaders decided to open Boston's established Jewish neighborhoods to blacks, making mortgage funds available to those who wanted to buy or build houses there. This policy quickly wiped out some tightly-knit Jewish areas and, sadly, few of the new residents acquired the adequate housing, security, or education which the move was meant to accomplish. Photos.