Spanning 350 Years Of Jewish Experience In This Country, A History Of The Jews In America Is An Essential Chronicle By The Author Of The Course Of Modern Jewish History.With Impressive Scholarship And A Riveting Sense Of Detail, Howard M Sachar Tells The Stories Of Spanish Marranos And Russian Refugees, Of Aristocrats And Threadbare Social Revolutionaries, Of Philanthropists And Hollywood Moguls At The Same Time, He Elucidates The Grand Themes Of The Jewish Encounter With America, From The Bigotry Of A Christian Majority To The Tensions Among Jews Of Different Origins And Beliefs, And From The Struggle For Acceptance To The Ambivalence Of Assimilation. I found this book an excellent foundation for understanding the manyfaces of American Judaism I had the opportunity to read the wholebook cover to cover while recovering from an accident, and found thatit fleshed out face
Very concise Excellent reference.
- 1072 pages
- A History of the Jews in America
- Howard M. Sachar
- 18 May 2018 Howard M. Sachar