Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume VIII: A New Jewry? America Since the Second World War by Peter Y. Medding

Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume VIII: A New Jewry? America Since the Second World War

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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 Caseof 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 Y. Medding is at Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Title:Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume VIII: A New Jewry? America Since the Second World WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.57 × 6.38 × 1.34 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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"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