American Jews

what next? by Edgar E. Siskin

Publisher: Jerusalem Publishing House in Jerusalem

Written in English
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  • Jews -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

  An idiosyncratic collection of interviews with American Jews on, off and some barely near the field of baseball. By interviewing the descendants of Hank Greenberg, baseball’s first Jewish superstar, and contemporaries of the famously reclusive Sandy Koufax, Ruttman (Voices of Brookline, ) checks off the two most important names on anyone’s list of Jews Author: Larry Ruttman. The American Jewish Year Book (AJYB). The American Jewish Year Book (AJYB) is an often overlooked resource for Jewish genealogical research. This annual publication first appeared in September , under the auspices of the Jewish Publication Society of America. In , the American Jewish Committee (AJC) took over compilation of the volume, and since has .   International affairs professor Dov Waxman thinks otherwise. In his new book, "Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel," Waxman argues that American Jewish disagreement about and discontent with Israel “is not just a reaction to events six thousand miles away in Israel and Palestine,” but rather “reflects broader shifts in the American Jewish Author: Raphael Magarik. Preference is given to researchers interested in 17th and 18th century American Jewish history. At the discretion of the awards committee, the fellowship funds may also be applied to subsidizing publication of a first book in the field of American Jewish history, again with preference given to works in early American Jewish history.

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In his book, Mikveh Israel, written inthe scholar Menashe Ben Israel suggested that a brand of South and Central American Indians were a remnant of Jews sent to exile by King Assyria and from the ten lost theory did not gain popularity among the rabbis of his time.

The notion was revived when James Adair, an Irish trader who lived among. The Past, Present and Future of Jews in America Gal Beckerman discusses several new books that touch on American Jewish identity, and Kiese Laymon talks about his new memoir, “Heavy.”.

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American Jews served in numbers disproportionate to their small population of the period. Of an estimated population of 3, Jews served on the Colonial side in the conflict, including Francis Salvador, the first Jew known to die for the cause of American independence.

(InSimon Wolf had counted 46). Haym Solomon. The second volume was Guide to Jewish Traditions (), and this book is the third effort to provide ready access to concise and fundamental information. American Jewish history has been addressed in a number of scholarly volumes.

A three-time winner of the Jewish Book Award, his books include the Response to Modernity: The relationship between Israel and American Jews has historically been an ambivalent one. Even afterAmerican Jews did not have an enormous amount of active interest in Israel.

Afterthere was a golden period in the relationship. Ending the conflict through a two-state solution would advance American interests in countless ways. Beinart’s essay (expanded into a book, The Crisis of Zionism, in ) was essentially a plea to the American Jewish community to back the Obama administration’s efforts.

Yes, Beinart was saying, unlike in earlier decades, Israel had the. Thanks to these generous donors for making the publication of this book possible: JPS Board of JPS Guide chronicles the extraordinary history of American Jewry. Finkelstein tells the dramatic year story of the people and events that shaped the lives of todays American Jews/5.