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Philadelphia Jewish life, 1940-2000

Author: Murray Friedman
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2003.
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In a city with a long history of social barriers and forbidding aristocratic preserves, Philadelphia Jews, in the last half of the twentieth century, became a force to reckon with in the cultural,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Friedman
ISBN: 1566399998 9781566399999
OCLC Number: 50064531
Description: xliii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / E. Digby Baltzell --
Introduction to the New Editon: The Eighties to a New Century / Murray Friedman and Andrew Harrison --
Introduction: From Outsiders to Insiders? Philadelpha Jewish Life, 1940-1985 / Murray Friedman --
1. Philadelphia Jewry, the Holocaust and the Birth of the Jewish State --
Philadelphia Jewry and the Holocaust / Philip Rosen, Robert Tabak and David Gross --
Four Fateful Years: Philadelphia's Jews and the Creation of the State of Israel / Philip Rosen --
2. The Opposition to Zionism: The American Council for Judaism Under the Leadership of Rabbi Louis Wolsey and Lessing Rosenwald / Thomas A. Kolsky --
3. Philadelphia Jews and Radicalism: The American Jewish Congress Cleans House / Paul Lyons --
4. From Periphery to Prominences: Jews in Philadelphia Politics, 1940-1985 / Dennis Clark --
5. An Ambivalent Alliance: Blacks and Jews in Philadelphia, 1940-1985 / Murray Friedman and Carolyn Beck --
6. Wynnefield: Story of a Changing Neighborhood / David P. Varady --
7. A Place to Live: The Jewish Builders of Northeast Philadelphia / Peter Binzen --
8. Home and Haven: Soviet Jewish Immigration to Philadelphia, 1972-1982 / Nora Levin --
9. Changing Styles of Synagogue Life: Conservative Judaism in Philadelphia / Sidney H. Schwartz --
10. A Generation of Learning: Jewish Education in Philadelphia, 1940-1980 / Diane A. King, William B. Lakritz and Saul P. Wachs --
11. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia: A Quarter Century of Change / Ernest M. Kahn --
12. From A to "Zink": Philadelphia Jews in Sports / Ron Avery --
13. Jews and the Cultural Revival of Philadelphia / Don Harrison --
Afterword: The Once and Future City --
One Jewish Philadelphian's Odyssey / Dan Rottenberg.
Responsibility: edited by Murray Friedman.

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