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Like Everyone Else but Different : The Paradoxical Success of Canadian Jews.

Author: Morton Weinfeld
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018.
Series: Carleton Library Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A timely analysis of the possibilities and challenges of multiculturalism as seen in the iconic case of Canada's Jewish community.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Weinfeld, Morton
Like Everyone Else but Different : The Paradoxical Success of Canadian Jews
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Morton Weinfeld
ISBN: 9780773553088 0773553088
OCLC Number: 1028177499
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (465 p.)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Introduction: A Paradoxical People: Diversity and Success; 1. Who Are the Jews? The Elements of Jewish Diversity; 2. Quality, Quantity, and Conflict: The Socio-demographic Context of Jewish Survival; 3. Building a Community: Migration and Regional Settlement; 4. Earning a Living: From Work to Wealth; 5. The Bonds of Intimacy: Jewish Families and Relationships; 6. The Communal Foundation of Jewish Life: People, Neighbourhoods, and Organizations 7. Between High Culture and Daily Life: From Literature and Art to Klezmer and Kugel8. The People of the Book: Jewish Education and Jewish Survival; 9. Jews, Judaism, and the Public Square: The Political Behaviour of Canadian Jews; 10. A Holy Nation: Canadian Judaism between Tradition and Modernity; 11. Sticks, Stones, and Social Relations: The Evolving Forms of Anti-Semitism; Epilogue: A Canadian Jewish Model?; Appendices; Appendix One: Counts of the Canadian Jewish Population; Appendix Two: Sources of Evidence; Appendix Three: Bibliographic Essay; Notes; Index
Series Title: Carleton Library Ser.

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"An outstanding analysis of Canadian Jewish life today, written with verve and humour and accessible to all." Gerald Tulchinsky "There should be a book like this for any and all groups that make up Read more...

 
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