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

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 qA 'Golden Decade' for American Jews, 1945-1955q by Arthur A. Goren, qAmerican Judaism: Changing Patterns in Denominational Self-Definitionq by Arnold Eisen, qValue Added: Jews in Postwar American Cultureq by Stephen J. Whitfield, qThe Postwar Economy of American Jewsq by Barry R. Chiswick, qJewish Migration in Postwar America: The Case of Miami and Los Angelesq by Deborah Dash Moore, and qAll in the Family: American Jewish Attachments to Israelq by Chaim Waxman. The volume also contains essays, book reviews, and a list of recent dissertations in the field.2) needs to be scaled down to apply to the British and perhaps also the German scenes. ... Thus Abraham Novershtern in the Encyclopaedia Judaica Year Book 198819 mentions no Oxford linguistics at all.4 Katz and Novershtern both refer to the long-awaited Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry, the great project conceived by Uriel Weinreich and, ... the eagerly awaited publication of Uriel Weinreicha#39;s Outlines of a Descriptive Yiddish Dialectology, a guide to the atlas.


Title:Studies in Contemporary Jewry : Volume VIII: A New Jewry? America Since the Second World War
Author: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Peter Y. Medding Professor Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1992-11-11
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