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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

Label
Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
Title
Speaking of Jews
Title remainder
Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Berman, Lila Corwin
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jewish leadership
  • Judaism and the social sciences
  • Religion and sociology
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • RELIGION
  • Ethnic relations
  • Jewish leadership
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Judaism and the social sciences
  • Religion and sociology
  • United States
  • Führungskraft
  • Intellektueller
  • Identität
  • judéité
  • identité
  • USA
  • Juden
Label
Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-251) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn773565025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520256811
Lccn
2008025974
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612772603
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4ngv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565025
Label
Speaking of Jews : Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-251) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn773565025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520256811
Lccn
2008025974
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612772603
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4ngv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565025

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