United States Jewry, 1776-1985

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Wayne State University Press, 1989 - Jews - 958 pages
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This volume covers the period from 1860 to 1920, beginning with the Jews, slavery, and the Civil War, and concluding with the rise of Reform Judaism as well as the increasing spirit of secularisation that characterised Jewry before it was confronted by the rising tide of American anti-Semitism.
  

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Contents

NEW INFLUENCES ON NEW JEWISH
7
PART I 13
35
ISAAC MAYER WISE AND AMERICAN JUDAISM 18461900
57
UNITY UNIFORMITY IN AMERICAN ISRAEL
84
RADICALISM AND CONSERVATISM
108
REFLECTIONS ON JEWISH RELIGIOUS LIFE 18601920
129
PART I
143
PART II
167
JUDEOPHOBIA AND ANTIGENTILISM
359
INTERFAITH ACCULTURATION INTERMARRIAGE
383
THE SOCIORECREATIONAL LIFE OF THE AMERICAN
408
THE TRADITIONAL APPROACH
431
THE NEW APPROACH
475
PART II
532
DENOMINATIONS WITHIN AMERICAN JUDAISM 18971920
620
KEY ABBREVIATIONS SYMBOLS AND SHORT TITLES IN
718

THE JEW IN THE GENERAL COMMUNITY 18411920
289
JEWS IN THE ARTS AND SCIENCES
315

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