A Jew in America: My Life and A People's Struggle for Identity

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HarperCollins, Oct 14, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 pages
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The son and grandson of Hasidic rabbis, Hertzberg immigrated from Poland to the United States with his parents at the age of five. He grew up to become a rabbi (in Englewood, NJ), a professor (at ... Read full review

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Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, author of The Zionist Idea, Jewish Polemics, The Jews in America, Jews, and A Jew in America, is the Bronfman Visiting Professor of Humanities at New York University and Professor Emeritus of Religion at Dartmouth. A world-renowned Jewish scholar, he has served as president of the American Jewish Policy Foundation and the American Jewish Congress and as vice-president of the World Jewish Congress.

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