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People of the City: Jews and the Urban Challenge. Studies in Contemporary Jewry: An Annual XV
by Mendelsohn, Ezra, edited by.

Publisher Information:
Published for the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem by Oxford University Press New York 1999

Octavo in dust jacket, xiv, 271 pp.,

Articles are "Antisemitism and the City: A Beginners Guide," Hillel Kieval, "Orthodox Jews, the City and the Suburbs," Samuel Heilbrun, "Searching for the Klezmer City," Mark Slobin, "East or West? Tel Aviv in the 1920s and 1930s," Anat Helman, "Was Urbanization Harmful to Jewish Tradition and Identity in Germany?" Steven M. Lowenstein, "Mythologies and Relaties of jewish Life in Prerevolutionary St. Petersburg," Benjamin Nathans, "A New Rite from Israel: Reflections on 'Siddur Va'ani Tefillati' of the masorti (Conservative) Movement," David Ellenson, "The megashtetl/Cosmopolis: New York Jewish History Comes of Age," Moses Rischin, "A Tale of Three German Cities," Oded Heilbronner, "Let My People Go: Three Studies on Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union," William Kovey, "African Americans, Jewish Americans," Emily Miller Budick, book reviews.


Language: English Language
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardbound
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 14635

Price: $5.95

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