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Jewish in America

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Jewish authors.,
    • American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Jews -- United States -- Literary collections.,
    • Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.,
    • Judaism and literature -- United States.,
    • Judaism -- Literary collections.,
    • Judaism in literature.,
    • Jews in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Sara Blair, Jonathan Freedman.
      GenreLiterary collections.
      ContributionsBlair, Sara., Freedman, Jonathan, 1954-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS508.J4 J48 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 277 p. :
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307688M
      ISBN 100472098802, 0472068806
      LC Control Number2004053674

      There have been Jewish communities in the United States since colonial Jewish communities were primarily Sephardi (Jews of Spanish and Portuguese descent), composed of immigrants from Brazil and merchants who settled in cities. Until the s, the Jewish community of Charleston, South Carolina, was the largest in North the late s and the beginning of . A short, literary, powerful contemplation on how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump, and how we can move forward to fight anti-Semitism Anti-Semitism has always been present in American culture, but with the rise of the Alt Right and an uptick of threats to Jewish communities since Trump took office, New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman has p/5.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. (With Martin Rywell) Jews in American History: Their Contributions to the United States of America. (Henry, Martin Lewis Co.) Jewish Roots in the Carolinas: A Pattern of American Philo-Semitism. Only in America. (World Publishing Co.) Republished by World Publishing Co. For 2¢ Plain.

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Rubin offers a less pessimistic view. Though it is true, he writes, that the majority of Jews in our country have been in some sense “Americanized,” they continue to be shaped by Jewish history, culture, and religion in ways that affect everything from their social attitudes to their child-rearing methods to their voting patterns/5(10).

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