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Distributed for University of Scranton Press

From Ghetto to Emancipation

Historical and contemporary reconsideration of the Jewish community

Distributed for University of Scranton Press

From Ghetto to Emancipation

Historical and contemporary reconsideration of the Jewish community


159 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1997

Religion: Judaism


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Table of Contents

Introduction, by David N. Myers
 
The Cultural Significance of the Ghetto in Jewish History, by David B. Ruderman
"The Blessing of Assimilation" Reconsidered: An Inquiry into Jewish Cultural Studies, by David N. Myers
Redemption and Community: Reflections on Some European Jewish Intellectuals, 1900-1940, by Michael L. Morgan
Difficult Liberty: The Basis of Community in Emmanuel Levinas, by William V. Rowe
The Puzzling Persistence of Community: The Cases of Airmont and Kiryas Joel, by Nomi M. Stolzenberg
Communal Rites: The Public Culture of American Jews, by Arthur Aryeh Goren
Toward a History of Scranton Jewry, by Michael Brown
 
Contributors
Index

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