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The Resource Politics, faith, and the making of American Judaism, Peter Adams

Politics, faith, and the making of American Judaism, Peter Adams

Label
Politics, faith, and the making of American Judaism
Title
Politics, faith, and the making of American Judaism
Statement of responsibility
Peter Adams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1862, in the only instance of a Jewish expulsion in America, General Ulysses S. Grant banished Jewish citizens from the region under his military command. Although the order was quickly revoked by President Lincoln, it represented growing anti-Semitism in America. Convinced that assimilation was their best defense, Jews sought to Americanize by shedding distinctive dress, occupations, and religious rituals. American Jews recognized the benefit and urgency of bridging the divide between Reform and Orthodox Judaism to create a stronger alliance to face the challenges ahead. With Grant's 1868 presidential campaign, they also realized they could no longer remain aloof from partisan politics. As they became a growing influence in American politics, both political parties courted the new Jewish vote. Once in office, Grant took notice of the persecution of Jews in Romania and Russia, and he appointed more Jews to office than any president before him. Indeed, Simon Wolf, a Washington lawyer who became one of Grant's closest advisers, was part of a new generation of Jewish leaders to emerge in the post-Civil War era--thoroughly Americanized, politically mature, and committed to the modernized Judaism of the Reform movement"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adams, Peter
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnic relations
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • United States
Label
Politics, faith, and the making of American Judaism, Peter Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 26
  • 4
  • Vulture of the Camp
  • 33
  • 5
  • The Hunger for Cotton
  • 46
  • 6
  • Exile and Other Edicts from the Battlefield
  • 54
  • 1
  • 7
  • Confederate Ideology and Southern Jewry
  • 66
  • 8
  • Americanize as Fast as You Can
  • 74
  • 9
  • Lincoln, Grant, and the Jewish Vote
  • 83
  • 10
  • Jerusalem across the Sea
  • Prosperity and Discrimination in the Gilded Age
  • 98
  • 11
  • Toward a Progressive and Americanized Judaism
  • 110
  • 12
  • Violence in the Backwaters of Europe
  • 123
  • 13
  • A Judaism for the American Century
  • 8
  • 139
  • 2
  • The First Crisis of American Jewry
  • 16
  • 3
  • Lincoln and the "Israelites"
Control code
ocn880451157
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472029884
Lccn
2013037613
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d612qk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880451157
Label
Politics, faith, and the making of American Judaism, Peter Adams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 26
  • 4
  • Vulture of the Camp
  • 33
  • 5
  • The Hunger for Cotton
  • 46
  • 6
  • Exile and Other Edicts from the Battlefield
  • 54
  • 1
  • 7
  • Confederate Ideology and Southern Jewry
  • 66
  • 8
  • Americanize as Fast as You Can
  • 74
  • 9
  • Lincoln, Grant, and the Jewish Vote
  • 83
  • 10
  • Jerusalem across the Sea
  • Prosperity and Discrimination in the Gilded Age
  • 98
  • 11
  • Toward a Progressive and Americanized Judaism
  • 110
  • 12
  • Violence in the Backwaters of Europe
  • 123
  • 13
  • A Judaism for the American Century
  • 8
  • 139
  • 2
  • The First Crisis of American Jewry
  • 16
  • 3
  • Lincoln and the "Israelites"
Control code
ocn880451157
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472029884
Lccn
2013037613
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d612qk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880451157

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