Lest memory cease: finding meaning in the American Jewish past
In this groundbreaking study, Henry L. Feingold--one of the most prominent historians today--examines the special challenges facing American Jews. The twin processes of American acculturation and secularization have acted like a powerful whirlpool, pulling them away from their inherent sense of separateness as Jews. They became Americans.
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Jewish Survival in America
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