The Jews of Boston by Jonathan D. Sarna
(1895-1995 of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston)

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Published on the 350th anniversary of the first Jews to arrive in America, this comprehensive history of the Jews of Boston is now available in a revised and updated paperback edition. The stunning work combines illuminating essays by distinguished Jewish historians with 110 rare photographs to trace the community from its tentative beginnings in colonial Boston through its emergence in the twentieth century as one of the most influential and successful Jewish communities in America. The volume also presents fascinating information about Boston's synagogues and Jewish neighborhoods as well as the evolution of Jewish culture in Boston and the United States.
 

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MARSHALL SKLARE was the Klutznick Family Emeritus Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies and Sociology at Brandeis University. His publications include America's Jews (1971), Jewish Identity on the Suburban Frontier (1967), and Conservative Judaism: An American Religious Movement (1955). JONATHAN D. SARNA is the Joseph and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University. CHARLES LIEBMAN is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Argov Center for the Study of Israel and the Jewish People at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. GEORGE M. GOODWIN is President of the Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association. ELLEN SMITH is Associate Director of the Gralla Program for Journalists at Brandeis University.
 
Published April 14, 1995 by Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. 256 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Travel, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction
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