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By Christian Wiese and Cornelia Wilhelm,Christian Wiese,Cornelia Wilhelm

ISBN-10: 1441126228

ISBN-13: 9781441126221

ISBN-10: 1441188096

ISBN-13: 9781441188090

American Jewry explores new transnational questions in Jewish background, studying the ancient, cultural and social event of yank Jewry from 1654 to the current day, and evaluates the connection among ecu and American Jewish background. Did the hopes of Jewish immigrants to set up an self reliant American Judaism in a unfastened and pluralistic nation come to fruition? How did Jews in the US outline their courting to the 'Old global' of Europe, either ahead of and after the Holocaust? What are the non secular, political and cultural demanding situations for American Jews within the twenty-first century? the world over well known students come jointly during this quantity to provide new learn on how immigration from Western and jap Europe verified a brand new and distinctively American Jewish id that went past the traditions of Europe, but remained connected in lots of how you can its ecu origins.

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