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The Jews in American history, 1654-1865

Philip Sheldon Foner

The Jews in American history, 1654-1865

by Philip Sheldon Foner

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Published by International Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- United States,
  • United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip S. Foner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23374174M

    The only taboos in the western world these days have to do with Jews. There is a taboo about Jewish funding of political parties (in America and Britain). There is a taboo against the influence of the Jewish lobby on American politicians. There is a taboo about Jewish attempts to take over the Russian economic and political system. Jew, Hebrew Yĕhūdhī or Yehudi, any person whose religion is the broader sense of the term, a Jew is any person belonging to the worldwide group that constitutes, through descent or conversion, a continuation of the ancient Jewish people, who were themselves descendants of the Hebrews of the Bible (Old Testament).In ancient times, a Yĕhūdhī was originally a member of Judah—i.

    New York was the pivotal point in many aspects of American Jewish history, such as the contest between Reform and Orthodox Jewry in the s, and in antebellum New York Jews became financial and industrial leaders as well as theatrical and musical impresarios, founded the secular fraternal organization B nai Brith, and built Jews Hospital. Rocks book is highly recommended reading, not just for students of modern Jewish history, but for all scholars interested in religions role in the development of American culture., ""This bold, well-researched and beautifully-illustrated history of New York's Jews () introduces the theme of republicanism into American Jewish history.

    American Jewish Identity () Growth of the U.S. Jewish Population [Graph] Jewish American Family; Jewish Population by State (Present) Jews in America: Demographic Profile; Largest Jewish Communities () Total Jewish Population in the United States (Present) U.S. Religious Landscape Study History. New Amsterdam's Jewish. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA), located on the historic Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, was established in by renowned historian, Dr. Jacob Rader Marcus to collect, preserve, and make available for research, materials on the history of Jews and Jewish communities in the Western Hemisphere, including data .


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