The Narrow Bridge: Jewish Views on Multiculturalism / Edition 1

The Narrow Bridge: Jewish Views on Multiculturalism / Edition 1

by Marla Brettschneider

ISBN-10: 0813522900

ISBN-13: 9780813522906

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

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Rutgers University Press
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New Edition
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5.93(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Multiculturalism, Jews, and Democracy: Situating the Discussion1
Challenges of Difference at Bridges27
Beyond the Taboo: Talking about Class42
Klal Israel: Lesbians and Gays in the Jewish Community58
Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Quebecois: Jewish Politics in Multicultural Canada73
Toward a Multicultural Politics: A Jewish Feminist Perspective89
Stayed on Freedom: Jew in the Civil Rights Movement and After105
Black, White, and Red: Jewish and African Americans in the Communist Party123
Pioneers in Dialogue: Jews Building Bridges136
Of Haiti and Horseradish149
Jews and the Multicultural University Curriculum163
Jews and African Americans as Cotrainers in Antiracism and Antioppression Education178
Making Room for Jews in Multicultural Public School Education191
The Tree of Knowledge and the Tree of Life207
Hearing the Call: Solidarity with Ethiopian Jews219
Voices from the Field: Multiculturalism as Experienced in Jewish Social Service Agencies236
Facilitating Multicultural Progress: Community Economic Development and the American Jewish Community247
What Does It Mean to Be an "American"?267

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