American Zionism: Missions and Politics: American Jewish History

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415919326
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/23/1998
  • Series: American Jewish History Series , #8
  • Pages: 521
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Series
1 The Memoirs and Scrapbooks of the late Dr. Joseph Isaac Bluestone of New York City 1
2 Protofundamentalism's Attitudes Toward Zionism, 1878-1918 13
3 The Reaction of Reform Judaism in America to Political Zionism (1897-1922) 29
4 The Maccabean's Message: A Study in American Zionism Until World War I 63
5 In Search of a New Zion: New Light on Brandeis' Road to Zionism 79
6 Brandeis' Role in American Zionism Historically Reconsidered 92
7 The Americanization of Zionism, 1880-1930 125
8 The Brandeis-Weizmann Dispute 143
9 The King-Crane Commission of 1919: The Articulation of Political Anti-Zionism 175
10 Franklin D. Roosevelt and Zionism - The War-Time Record 209
11 Anti-Zionism in a Key United States Diplomat: Loy Henderson at the End of World War II 221
12 Truman and the State Department: The Palestine Trusteeship Proposal, March 1948 255
13 American Catholic Attitudes Toward the Zionist Movement and the Jewish State as Reflected in the Pages of America, Commonweal, and The Catholic World, 1945-1976 269
14 Protestant America and the Rebirth of Israel 295
15 Towards Unity: Zionist and Non-Zionist Cooperation, 1941-1942 307
16 Ben-Gurion, Silver, and the 1941 UPA National Conference for Palestine: A Turning Point in American Zionist History 325
17 American Zionism and the Rescue of European Jewry: An Ideological Perspective 339
18 In Dramatic Dissent: The Bergson Boys 361
19 The American Zionist Emergency Council: An Analysis of a Pressure Group 391
20 The Limits of American Jewish Political Power: America's Retreat from Partition, November 1947-March 1948 415
21 A Cause in Search of Itself: American Zionism After the State 451
Index 465
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