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The Jews in America : the roots, history, and destiny of American Jews / Max I. Dimont.


New York : Simon and Schuster, [1978] .
ISBN 9780671242671, 0671242679

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George Washington
Gelman Kiev Judaica Collection
BM205 .D55 1978 Available
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Subjects États-Unis -- Religion -- Histoire.
Jews -- United States -- History.
Jews.
Judaism -- United States -- History.
Judaism.
Judaïsme -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Judentum.
Juifs -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Religion.
USA.
United States -- Jewish history.
United States -- Religion.
United States.
Description 286 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-276) and index.
Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW LOCAL
Summary Examines the history of the Jews in the United States from 1654 to the present and speculates on the future of American Judaism.
Contents Introduction : American Judaism ; Wasteland or Renaissance? -- A note to the reader -- Part One. The colonial experience (1654-1776) : The age of the Sephardi Jews : Grandees and Marranos -- The transformation of the British Anglicans into Hebraic Puritans -- The transformation of the Colonial Jews into "Puritan" Jews -- Part Two. The antebellum interlude (1776-1840) : The Americanization of the Ashkenazi Jews : From Moses Mendelssohn to Napoleon Bonaparte -- The transformation of the Ashkenazi Jews into Congregational Jews.
Part Three. Manifest Destiny (1840-1890) : The conquering German Jews : The rise and fall of German scientific Judaism -- The age of the American reform Jews -- Part Four. The tidal waves of immigration (1880-1940) : The Russian Jews are coming : Sad sacks and intellectuals -- The great confrontation -- Part Five. Zionists on the march (1850-1950) : The romantic revolution : Revolt in the shtetl -- The great awakening -- Part Six. The unique and the universal (1950 into the future) : The shaping of American Judaism : The great fusion -- Jews, God and destiny.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4136444
(OCoLC)ocm04136444
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WorldCat Identities Dimont, Max I.
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