Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume XIV: Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the…

Hardcover | February 15, 1999

EditorPeter Y. Medding

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How has the Jewish family changed over the course of the twentieth century? How has it remained the same? How do Jewish families see themselves--historically, socially, politically, and economically--and how would they like to be seen by others? This book, the fourteenth volume of Oxford's internationally acclaimed Studies in Contemporary Jewry series, presents a variety of perspectives on Jewish families coping with life and death in the twentieth century. The book is comprised of symposium papers, essays, and review articles of workspublished on such fundamental subjects as the Holocaust, antisemitism, genocide, history, literature, the arts, religion, education, Zionism, Israel, and the Middle East. Published annually by the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Studies in Contemporary Jewry series features current scholarship in the form of symposia, articles, and book reviews by distinguished experts of Jewish studies from colleges anduniversities across the globe. Each volume also includes a list of recent dissertations. Volume XIV: Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the Twentieth Century will appeal to all students and scholars of the sociocultural history of the Jewish people, especially those interested in thenature of Jewish intermarriage and/or family life, the changing fate of the Orthodox Jewish family, the varied but widespread Americanization of the Jewish family, and similar concerns.

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How has the Jewish family changed over the course of the twentieth century? How has it remained the same? How do Jewish families see themselves--historically, socially, politically, and economically--and how would they like to be seen by others? This book, the fourteenth volume of Oxford's internationally acclaimed Studies in Contempo...

ABOUT THE EDITORS The Studies in Contemporary Jewry series is alternately edited by Jonathan Frankel, Eli Lederhandler, Peter Y. Medding, and Ezra Mendelsohn, all professors at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Volume XIV is edited by Peter Y. Medding.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:376 pages, 9.29 × 6.42 × 1.42 inPublished:February 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195128206

ISBN - 13:9780195128208

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