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The Jews of Boston

essays on the occasion of the centenary (1895-1995) of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston
  • 353 Pages
  • 4.56 MB
  • English
The Philanthropies, Distributed by Northeastern University press , Boston, Boston
Jews -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History., Boston (Mass.) -- Ethnic relat


Boston (Mass.), Massachusetts, B

Statementedited by Jonathan D. Sarna & Ellen Smith.
ContributionsSarna, Jonathan D., Smith, Ellen, 1951-, Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston.
LC ClassificationsF73.9.J5 J49 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 353 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL798022M
ISBN 101555532179
LC Control Number95034202

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Published on the th anniversary of the first Jews to arrive in Ameri /5(7). Published on the th 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 rare photographs to trace the community from its tentative beginnings in colonial Boston through its emergence in the 4/5(1).

This review is from: The Jews of Boston (Paperback) Being a second-generation West Ender and having to leave the West End by eminent domain, "The Jews of Boston" evoked a floodgate of emotions in me from which to reflect, learn, and view from photos. Granted, there is only a small section devoted to the West End, but it was also important and /5(6).

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“This handsomely illustrated book is the first comprehensive history of Boston’s Jewish community Despite its coffee table appearance, the work, in fact, consists of 12 well-crafted essays written by experts in their respective fields. BOSTON – One century ago, a leafy neighborhood south of downtown Boston was the apple of American Jewry’s eye.

Situated along a three-mile. “This thoroughly reported and elegantly written book surely is the best interpretation of Boston politics since J. Anthony Lukas's Common Ground in ”―David Warsh, Boston Globe “Focusing on Boston's Roxbury and Dorchester neighborhoods from to the s, Gamm argues that Jewish and Roman Catholic institutions and their white congregants responded differently to the changing Cited by: The Jews of Boston in historical perspective / Jonathan Sarna --Strangers and sojourners: the Jews of colonial Boston / Ellen Smith --"Israelites in Boston," / Ellen Smith --The emergence of a unified community, / William A.

The Jews of Boston book --From margin to mainstream, / Leon A. Jick --Moving apart and growing together. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Boston, Mass.: The Philanthropies, Published in association with the Combined.

In the s, after the city was established as a manufacturing and distribution center, growing numbers of Eastern European Jews began moving into the North End and West End. Unlike other immigrant populations of this period, they came to Boston in family groups.

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He traces the life history of over one hundred Boston churches and synagogues, itself an accomplishment, and weaves them into a story of considerable power., This thoroughly reported and elegantly written book surely is the best interpretation of Boston politics since J.

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Nearly 80% of the Jews in the state live within an hour's ride of Boston. Inthe Greater Boston metropolitan area, embracing large sections of New England, was the tenth-largest Jewish metropolitan area in the United States, including s Jews from the former Soviet Union, most of whom arrived after   The “people of the book,” Jews are called.

The phrase comes from the Koran, where it appears 31 times — an apt emphasis, for no nation has ever. Augustine and the Jews sheds new light on the origins of Christian anti-Semitism and, through Augustine, opens a path toward better understanding between two of the world’s great religions.

Paula Fredriksen is the Aurelio Professor of Scripture Emerita at Boston University and professor of religion at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Demographics. Massachusetts has a large and growing Jewish population. According to an American Jewish Year Book survey, approximately million Americans are Jewish, or %.

TheJews living in Massachusetts constitute % of our state's population, almost double the national percentage. The figures for New England are similar. New England 's percentage of the total national. The Jews of Boston User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This book of essays and photographs, released in hardcover in to critical acclaim, is now available in an updated, revised paperback edition at less than half the hardcover asking price.4/5(1).

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The divide between the Jews and the rest of society was caused by a lack of translation between these two languages, and Mendelssohn translated the Torah into German, bridging the gap between the two; this book allowed Jews to speak and write in German, preparing them for participation in German culture and secular science.

InMendelssohn. Boston is a town where Jewish life is found in charming cobblestoned neighborhoods and down historic colonial streets. Where on a Friday night, if you listen well you will hear the voices of young adults raised in Shabbat song, ricocheting off the walls of an old shul once filled with Jews from formally suited business lunchers munch kosher tuna wraps on park benches in the.

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Klapper If the protagonist is female, then gender discrimination is sure to follow, and if the protagonist is from an immigrant family in America, then conflict over Americanization is equally inevitable. (Yehúd'm; Ioudaismos). Of the two terms, Jews and Judaism, the former denotes usually the Israelites or descendants of Jacob (Israel) in contrast to Gentile races; the latter, the creed and worship of the Jews in contrast to Christianity, Mohammedanism, a separate article we will treat of Judaism as a religious communion with its special system of faith, rites, customs, etc.

A richly journalistic portrait of Russia’s dwindling, but still vibrant and influential Jewish community, is presented in a new book by bilingual author and scholar Maxim D. Shrayer, a Boston College professor of Russian, English, and Jewish studies. by Robert Slayton A RECENT Washington Post article began, “Jews and non-Jews are drawn to debates about whether Jews are white.

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The purpose of the book is to review the processes and immensely complex interactions which shaped these new religious identities.

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She also manages to raise, if not really explore, some trickier issues—the guilt of those Jews, like the tattooist, who survived by doing the Nazis.

Jewish synagogue, moved to Maine, but returned to Boston by While other Jews came and went, it was not until the mid 19th century that Boston had a permanent Jewish community.

Waves of German Jews came first, followed by Russian Jews beginning in the s. Some of the earliest Jews settled in Boston’s North EndPrimary sources may be found in Jacob R. Marcus, The Jew in the American World: A Source Book () and Morris U.

Schappes, A Documentary History of the Jews in the United States, (3rd ed., ). The most thorough scholarly treatment of colonial American Jewry is Jacob Rader Marcus's The Colonial American Jew ().

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