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The Resource Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity

Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity

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Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
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Speaking of Jews
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Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
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eng
Summary
Lila Corwin Berman asks why, over the course of the twentieth century, American Jews became increasingly fascinated, even obsessed, with explaining themselves to their non-Jewish neighbors. What she discovers is that language itself became a crucial tool for Jewish group survival and integration into American life. Berman investigates a wide range of sources--radio and television broadcasts, bestselling books, sociological studies, debates about Jewish marriage and intermarriage, Jewish missionary work, and more--to reveal how rabbis, intellectuals, and others created a seemingly endless array o
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • bibliography
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The S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies
Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
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Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1ppn33
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-251) and index
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online resource
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Presenting Jews to America; 1. Spiritual Missions after the Great War: The Reform Movement and the Jewish Chautauqua Society; 2. The Ghetto and Beyond: The Rising Authority of American Jewish Social Science in Interwar America; 3. The Sacred and Sociological Dilemma of Jewish Intermarriage; 4. Serving the Public Good and Serving God in 1940s America; 5. Constructing an Ethnic America: Oscar Handlin, Nathan Glazer, and Post-World War II Social Research
  • 6. What Is a Jew? Missionaries, Outreach, and the Cold War Ethnic Challenge7. A Jewish Marilyn Monroe and the Civil-Rights-Era Crisis in Jewish Self-Presentation; Conclusion: Speaking of Jews; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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1 online resource (281 pages).
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9780520256804
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