Observing America's Jews

Observing America's Jews

by Marshall Sklare

Collected essays by a preeminent authority on American Jewish history.See more details below


Collected essays by a preeminent authority on American Jewish history.

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University Press of New England
Publication date:
Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture and Life Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Author's Preface
A Sociologist of the Jews: Some Autobiographical Remarks1
A Wife's Response16
American Jews and American Judaism
Jewish Acculturation and American Jewish Identity21
The Jewish Religion in America37
The Conservative Movement: Achievements and Problems55
The Greening of Judaism75
American Jews and Israel
Jewish Attitudes toward the State of Israel89
Lakeville and Israel: The Six-Day War and Its Aftermath107
Jews and American Life
Jews, Ethnics, and the American City131
The Bicentennial Spirit: Jews, Yankees, and Other Ethnic Groups in Boston146
The Jew in American Sociological Thought159
The Sociology of Contemporary Jewish Studies181
Survival of the American Jewish Community
The Image of the Good Jew in Lakeville205
The Conversion of the Jews215
Intermarriage and the Jewish Future234
The Future of Jewish Giving248
American Jewry: The Ever-Dying People262
Marshall Sklare: An Assessment275
Chronological Bibliography of the Writings of Marshall Sklare287

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