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A portrait of the American Jewish community

Author: Norman Linzer; David J Schnall; Jerome A Chanes
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The text explores issues confronting the American Jewish community, including the desire to remain a distinct entity while also participating in the larger American culture. Each issue is delineated  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Portrait of the American Jewish community.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998
(OCoLC)605383129
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Linzer; David J Schnall; Jerome A Chanes
ISBN: 0275960226 9780275960223
OCLC Number: 37806091
Description: xvii, 222 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The changing nature of Jewish identity / Norman Linzer --
America's challenge to Jewish identity : a historical perspective on voluntarism and assimilation / Jeffrey Gurock --
The 1990 national Jewish population survey : impact and implications / Jeffrey Scheckner --
The Jewish communal-service arena / David J. Schnall and Sheldon R. Gelman --
The Jewish federation : he first hundred years / Donald Feldstein --
Jewish religion in America / Lawrence Grossman --
The way we are : planning policy to serve the contemporary Jewish family / Sylvia Barack Fishman --
Intermarriage : three views / Steven Bayme, Dru Greenwood and Joel A. Block --
Israel-Diaspora relations after the assassination : can we remain one people? / Menachem Kellner --
Jewish involvement in the American public affairs agenda / Jerome A. Chanes --
Cultural adaptation in Soviet-Jewish resettlement : a reciprocal adjustment process / Mark Handelman --
Reengineering the Jewish community / Steven M. Cohen.
Responsibility: edited by Norman Linzer, David J. Schnall, and Jerome A. Chanes ; foreword by Jack Wertheimer.

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