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Eisenberg, Ellen

Overview
Works: 11 works in 33 publications in 2 languages and 1,090 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Publishing director
Classifications: F596.3.J5, 940.531778089924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ellen Eisenberg
The first to cry down injustice? : Western Jews and Japanese removal during WWII by Ellen Eisenberg( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume analyzes the range of responses from Jews on the Pacific West to the removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII. While it is often assumed that American Jews because of a commitment to fighting prejudice would have taken a position against this discriminatory policy, the treatment of Japanese Americans was largely ignored by national Jewish groups and liberal groups. For those on the West Coast, however, proximity to the evacuation made it difficult to ignore. Conflicting impulses on the issue and the desire to speak out against discrimination on the one hand, but to support a critical wartime policy on the other led most western Jewish organizations and community newspapers to remain tensely silent. Some Jewish leaders did speak out against the policy because of personal relationships with Japanese Americans and political convictions. The author places these varied responses into the larger context of the western ethnic landscape and argues that they were linked to, and help to illuminate, the identity of western Jews both as westerners and as Jews
Jews of the Pacific coast : reinventing community on America's edge by Ellen Eisenberg( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish agricultural colonies in New Jersey, 1882-1920 by Ellen Eisenberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hommage à Baudelaire; Charles Baudelaire, 1821-1867 by College Park University of Maryland( Book )

8 editions published in 1968 in English and French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embracing a Western Identity : Jewish Oregonians, 1849-1950 by Ellen Eisenberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Not all of Oregon's pioneers were Christian farmers or bachelor prospectors. Indeed, many of the first brick buildings on Oregon's newly platted Main Streets were built by Jewish merchants whose services were essential to town founding and growth. In Embracing a Western Identity, Ellen Eisenberg places Jewish history in the larger context of Western narratives, challenging the traditional view that the 'authentic' North American Jewish experience stems from New York. The westward paths of Jewish Oregonians and their experiences of place shaped the communities, institutions, and identities they created, distinguishing them from other American Jewish communities. Eisenberg traces the Oregon Jewish experience from its pioneer beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century to the highly concentrated Portland communities of the mid-twentieth century. Drawing on extensive archival resources at the Oregon Jewish Museum, this historical commentary explores patterns of migration and settlement, the place of Jews in the state's ethnic landscape, their engagement in politics, the development of institutions, and their relationship to Zionism. Departing from familiar treatments of the Jewish experience, Embracing a Western Identity provides a critical look at the impact of place and opportunity upon the identities of migrants both as Oregonians and as American Jews. Readers and scholars interested in Western history--religious, ethnic, expansionist, and otherwise--will enjoy Eisenberg's accessible writing style and rich photograph collection"--
Jewish agricultural colonies in southern New Jersey : the progress of migration, settlement and adaptation by Ellen Eisenberg( )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish Oregon story, 1950-2010 by Ellen Eisenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Jewish Oregon Story traces the history of diverse Jewish Oregonians and their communities during a period of dramatic change. Drawing on archival sources, including a collection of over five hundred oral histories, the book explores how Jewish Oregonians both contributed to and were shaped by the "Oregon Story," a political shift that fueled Oregon's--and particularly Portland's--emerging reputation for progressivism and sustainability. Six chapters examine a community grappling with, and increasingly embracing, change--from the dramatic national shifts in women's roles and inter-group relations to local issues such as the razing of the historic South Portland Jewish neighborhood. An original community musical, Whatever Happened to Old South Portland?, frames the creation of a new Portland Jewish identity, emerging out of the ashes of South Portland and tapping ethnic expression as an antidote to suburbanization and assimilation. A peek behind the scenes exposes the crucial role of women's voluntarism and traces the impact of women entering the workforce and winning acceptance as equals in organizational and ritual life. Chapters on involvement in liberal politics and advocacy for Israel explore communal engagement that reflected national trends, but, beginning in the 1980s, were increasingly shaped by emerging local progressivism. A final chapter charts recent shifts in Oregon Jewish geography, demographics, and organizational life, exploring the rebirth of smaller communities and the embrace of post-denominational Jewry, spirituality, and an ethos of environmentalism and inclusion. The Jewish Oregon Story will be of great interest to the Jewish community in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest and will appeal broadly to all readers of American, Western, and Oregon history, particularly those interested in questions of ethnicity and identity. Published in Cooperation with the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education"--
A citizens' guide to the New York City school budget by Susan Amlung( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

HOMMAGE A BAUDELAIRE( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Immigrant origins and sponsor policies : sources of change in South Jersey colonies by Ellen Eisenberg( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Beyond San Francisco : the failures of anti-Zionism in Portland, Oregon by Ellen Eisenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The first to cry down injustice? : Western Jews and Japanese removal during WWII
Alternative Names
Eisenberg, Ellen M. 1962-

Languages
English (31)

French (2)

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Jews of the Pacific coast : reinventing community on America's edgeJewish agricultural colonies in New Jersey, 1882-1920