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To the golden cities : pursuing the American Jewish dream in Miami and L.A.

Author: Deborah Dash Moore
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first great modern migration of the Jewish people, from the Old World to America, has been often and expertly chronicled, but until now the second great wave of Jewish migration has been overlooked. After World War II, spurred by a postwar economic boom, American Jews sought new beginnings in the nation's South and West. Thousands abandoned their previous homes in the urban, industrial centers of the North and  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Dash Moore
ISBN: 0029221110 9780029221112
OCLC Number: 29256912
Description: x, 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. On the Threshold --
2. Entering Heaven --
3. Permanent Tourists --
4. Seeking Religious Roots --
5. Spiritual Recreation --
6. Politics in Paradise --
7. Choosing Sides --
8. Israel as Frontier --
9. The New American Jew.
Other Titles: Golden cities
Responsibility: Deborah Dash Moore.

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After World War II, thousands of Jews responded to the siren call of warmth and opportunity in the South and West. In an epic saga, Moore interweaves individual voices, dreams, and accomplishments,  Read more...

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