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Philadelphia Jewish life, 1940-2000

Author: Murray Friedman
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword E. Digby Baltzell Acknowledgments Introduction to the New Edition: The Eighties to a New Century Murray Friedman and Andrew Harrison Introduction: From Outsiders to Insiders? Philadelphia Jewish Life, 1940-1985, Murray Friedman 1. Philadelphia Jewry, the Holocaust and the Birth of the Jewish State i. Philadelphia Jewry and the Holocaust Philip Rosen, Robert Tabak, and David Gross ii. 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 Prominence: 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 Notes About the Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Murray Friedman.

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