Jews in American Academy, 1900-1940

Susanne Klingenstein

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780815605416
  • Publication Date: Sep 1998
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Enlarging America

Susanne Klingenstein

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780815605409
  • Publication Date: Nov 1998
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The Yemenite Girl

Curt Leviant

  • Imprint: Syracuse University Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780815606192
  • Publication Date: Oct 1999
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New York Jews and the Decline of Urban Ethnicity, 1950-1970

Eli Lederhendler

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780815607113
  • Publication Date: Nov 2001
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Controlling Corporeality

Jon L. Berquist

Human bodily existence is at the core of the Torah and the rest of the Hebrew Scriptures—from birth to death. From God’s creation of Adam out of clay, to the narratives of priests and kings whose regulations governed bodily practices, the Hebrew Bible focuses on the human body. Moreover, ancient Israel’s understanding of the human body has greatly influenced both Judaism and Christianity. Despite this pervasive influence, ancient Israel’s view of the human body has rarely been studied and, until now, has been poorly understood.In this beautifully written book, Jon L. Berquist guides the reader through the Hebrew Bible, examining ancient Israel’s ideas of the body, the unstable roles of gender, the deployment of sexuality, and the cultural practices of the time. Conducting his analysis with reference to contemporary theories of the body, power, and social control, Berquist offers not only a description and clarification of ancient Israelite views of the body, but also an analysis of how these views belong to the complex logic of ancient social meanings. When this logic is understood, the familiar Bible becomes strange and opens itself to a wide range of new interpretations.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780813530161
  • Publication Date: Jan 2002
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Jews, Turks, and Ottomans

Avigdor Levy

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780815629412
  • Publication Date: Nov 2002
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American Reform Judaism

Dana Evan Kaplan

 Addressing the issues that have confronted the movement—including the ordination of women, acceptance of homosexuality, the problem of assimilation, the question of rabbinic officiation at intermarriages, the struggle for acceptance in Israel, and Jewish education and others—Kaplan sheds light on the connection between Reform ideology and cultural realities. He unflinchingly, yet optimistically, assesses the movement’s future and cautions that stormy weather may be ahead.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780813532196
  • Publication Date: Apr 2003
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Building Diaspora

Emily Noelle Ignacio

Building Diaspora heralds an important development in cultural studies, ethnic studies, the sociology of media, and globalization. Emily Ignacio brings an extended, incisive empirical investigation that is still quite rare in the theory-heavy yet data-light field of cyberspace cultural studies. She carefully crafts a framework in which to showcase the itinerant ideas and desires of Filipinos talking to each other from various geographical locations."—Martin Manalansan IV, University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignThe dramatic growth of the Internet in recent years has provided opportunities for a host of relationships and communities—forged across great distances and even time—that would have seemed unimaginable only a short while ago.In Building Diaspora, Emily Noelle Ignacio explores how Filipinos have used these subtle, cyber, but very real social connections to construct and reinforce a sense of national, ethnic, and racial identity with distant others. Through an extensive analysis of newsgroup debates, listserves, and website postings, she illustrates the significant ways that computer-mediated communication has contributed to solidifying what can credibly be called a Filipino diaspora. Lively cyber-discussions on topics including Eurocentrism, Orientalism, patriarchy, gender issues, language, and "mail-order-brides" have helped Filipinos better understand and articulate their postcolonial situation as well as their relationship with other national and ethnic communities around the world. Significant attention is given to the complicated history of Philippine-American relations, including the ways Filipinos are racialized as a result of their political and economic subjugation to U.S. interests.As Filipinos and many other ethnic groups continue to migrate globally, Building Diaspora makes an important contribution to our changing understanding of "homeland." The author makes the powerful argument that while home is being further removed from geographic place, it is being increasingly territorialized in space.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780813535142
  • Publication Date: Dec 2004
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Race and Religion Among the Chosen People of Crown Heights

Henry Goldschmidt

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813538839
  • Publication Date: Sep 2006
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Intimations of Difference

Sheila E. Jelen

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780815631309
  • Publication Date: Feb 2007
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Rabbis and their Community

Ira Robinson

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781552381861
  • Publication Date: Sep 2007
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The Passing Game

Warren D Hoffman

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780815632023
  • Publication Date: Nov 2008
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Neither in Dark Speeches nor in Similitudes

Barry L. Stiefel

A bi-national collaboration of Canadian and American Jewish studies scholars who analyze the unique and common features in the Jewish experience of both respective countries in North America.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781771122313
  • Publication Date: Dec 2016
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Rebuilt from Broken Glass

Fred Behrend

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781557537843
  • Publication Date: Jul 2017
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Martin Buber's Formative Years

Gilya Gerda Schmidt

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780817359126
  • Publication Date: Dec 2017
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Tradition and Politics

Gary S. Schiff

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780814343890
  • Publication Date: Dec 2017
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Rabbinic Judaism in the Making

Alexander Guttman

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780814344026
  • Publication Date: Dec 2017
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The Shaping of Jewish Identity in Nineteenth Century France

Jay R. Berkovitz

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780814344088
  • Publication Date: Dec 2017
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The Forerunners

Robert P. Swierenga

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780814344170
  • Publication Date: Dec 2017
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Jewish Buenos Aires, 1890- 1939

Victor A. Mirelman

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780814344576
  • Publication Date: Dec 2017
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