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A time for searching : entering the mainstream, 1920-1945

Author: Henry L Feingold
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1992.
Series: Jewish people in America, v. 4.
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"In this fourth volume, [the author] notes that the decline of religiousness in the second and third generations of American Jews was balanced by the development of an activist political culture based an elaborate organizational life, an effective fund-raising apparatus, and Zionism, with its notion of Jewish peoplehood. That reshaping of American Jewish individual and communal identity in some measure accounts for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feingold, Henry L., 1931-
Time for searching.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)622919391
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry L Feingold
ISBN: 0801843464 9780801843464 0801851238 9780801851230
OCLC Number: 25009481
Description: xvii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Signals of unwelcome --
ch. 2. Acculturation and its discontents --
ch. 3. The contentment of culture --
ch. 4. Crisis of faith --
ch. 5. From class struggle to struggle for class --
ch. 6. Zionism and the restructuring of Jewish political life --
ch. 7. American Jewish political behavior during the Interwar Period --
ch. 8. The American Jewish response to the Holocaust.
Series Title: Jewish people in America, v. 4.
Responsibility: Henry L. Feingold.
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Chronicles Jewish life in the United States from colonial times to the present. This book focuses on the turbulent period between 1920-1945 as Jews were poised to enter the mainstream of American  Read more...

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