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Provides articles on Jewish life, culture, history, philosophy, and religion written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists. Covers from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel.
This one-volume reference book covers all aspects of Jewish life in the United States from 1654 to present including history, religion, family life, law, politics, business, education, music and the arts, sports, entertainment, books, language, and science.
Covers Jewish society and culture in America over three and a half centuries. Includes immigration & settlement, demographic & economic profiles, Jews in the South & other communities, American Jewish press, American Jews and sports, Jewish organizations, Social Movements, and more.
Chronicles past and present popular culture in art, film, drama, music, radio, television, comic books, the graphic novel, and more. Includes articles on film, film stars, film producers and directors, television, television stars, Hollywood moguls, Yiddish theater, Yiddish film, and theater.
Presents a history of every congregation and significant Jewish community in the South (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia).
Primary source materials chart the Jewish Diaspora from the earliest settlements in 1654 to European arrivals in the early 20th Century, and offer insight into the everyday lives of the American Jewish population. Explores the communal & social aspects of Jewish identity and culture, and traces Jewish involvement in the political life of American society as a whole.
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