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Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul : a summer on the Lower East Side

Author: Jonathan Boyarin
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The Stanton Street Shul is one of the last remaining Jewish congregations on New York's historic Lower East Side. This narrow building wedged into a lot designed for an old-law tenement is full of clamorous voices - the generations of the dead who somehow contrive to make their presence known, and the newer generation keeping the building and its memories alive and to make themselves as Jews in the process. The book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boyarin, Jonathan.
Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011016366
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Boyarin
ISBN: 9780823239047 0823239047 9780823239023 0823239020 9780823249428 0823249425
OCLC Number: 760886265
Description: 1 online resource (x, 209 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Week One --
Week Two --
Week Three --
Week Four --
Week Five --
Week Six --
Week Seven --
Week Eight --
Week Nine --
Week Ten --
Week Eleven --
Week Twelve.
Responsibility: Jonathan Boyarin.


Illustrates in poignant and humorous ways the changes in a historic neighborhood facing the challenges of gentrification.  Read more...


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Academic Boyarin goes popular with a journal of the 12 weeks in 2008 that he faithfully attended morning prayers at the 90-plus-year-old synagogue-the shul-of his Modern Orthodox home congregation Read more...

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