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Jews and Gentiles in Early America offers a uniquely detailed picture of Jewish life from the mid-seventeenth century through the opening decades of the new republic.. Though the first national census in counted barely three thousand Jews, the Jewish community was nevertheless far more important in the history of early America than their numbers suggest, author William Pencak reveals in 'This is a significant contribution to the study of American Judaism, delivered intelligently and succinctly. Lederhendler (American Jewish history, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem) emphasizes the sparseness and transience of early Jewish settlement, the relatively accommodating nature of the colonies and the new American nation, civic integration, occupational diversity, intermarriage, and the lack › Books › History › Americas. Early American Jewry. by Jacob R. Marcus. Jewish Publication Society of America. Vol. I, pp, $ Vol. II, pp, $ The history of Colonial America has an intrinsic importance; it was in the Colonial period that our national institutions began to take form. Unfortunately, other considerations have often obscured our view of :// /early-american-jewry-by-jacob-r-marcus. Read this book on Questia. Early American Jewry - Vol. 1 by Jacob Radar Marcus, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Early American Jewry - Vol. 1 ().
Half a century after it was written, Bertram W. Korn's AMERICAN JEWRY AND THE CIVIL WAR remains the definitive work on the topic of Jewish-American participation in the American Civil War. Unlike other Judaic historians, Dr. Korn displays no partisan bias, neither "Union" nor "Confederate", neither "Orthodox" nor "Pluralistic." › Books › History › Americas. American Jewry explores new transnational questions in Jewish history, analyzing the historical, cultural and social experience of American Jewry from to the present day, and evaluates the relationship between European and American Jewish history. Did the hopes of Jewish immigrants to establish an independent American Judaism in a free and pluralistic country come to fruition? How did About American Jewry. American Jewry explores new transnational questions in Jewish history, analyzing the historical, cultural and social experience of American Jewry from to the present day, and evaluates the relationship between European and American Jewish history. Did the hopes of Jewish immigrants to establish an independent American Judaism in a free and pluralistic It explains the long-range development of American Jewry as the product of 'many new beginnings' more than a direct evolution leading from early colonial experiments to latter-day social patterns. This book also shows that not all of American Jewish history has occurred on American soil, arguing that Jews, more than most other Americans
Early American Jewry by Marcus, Jacob Rader; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Jews; Places: Canada, New England, New York (State), United States American Jewry and the Civil War. Bertram Wallace Korn. Jewish Publication Society, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. Long considered a noteworthy title on the Jewish role in early American history this book focuses on the Jewish community as a whole during the tumultuous years of the war, and on its effort to raise the concept of human Reconstructing the Old Country: American Jewry in the Post-Holocaust Decades brings together scholars of literature, art, history, ethnography, and related fields to examine how the American Jewish community in the post-Holocaust era was shaped by its encounter with literary relics, living refugees, and other cultural productions which grew out Here are some lesser-known facts about Jewish individuals and communities in Early America. Secret Jew in America With the advent of the Spanish Inquisition, one Jew by the name of Yosef ben HaLevi Halvri hid his Jewishness and changed his name to Luis de Torres – and, like many Spanish Jews, sought a way to ://