In this Book

summary
In the late 1870s, shaken by rapid socioeconomic change, internal crises, and the rise of antisemitism, young Jews assumed leadership, created dozens of organizations, and inspired masses of followers. These organizations helped define the nineteenth-century Jewish awakening: cultural and religious renewal, and the promotion of Jewish education. Expanding upon the unfinished work of Leah Levitz Fishbane, this volume seeks to broaden our understanding of this period, which paved the way for new developments in American Jewish communal, cultural, and religious life.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. restricted access Download |
  1. Frontmatter
  2. restricted access Download |
  1. Series Page
  2. restricted access Download |
  1. Title Page
  2. restricted access Download |
  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-x
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Introduction Leah Levitz Fishbane and “The Road to Renaissance”
  2. pp. 1-12
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. 1 Common Bonds
  2. pp. 13-46
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. 2 On the Road to Renaissance
  2. pp. 47-70
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. 3 A Renaissance of Jewish Readers in Victorian Philadelphia
  2. pp. 71-110
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. 4 Preserving the Past to Fashion the Future
  2. pp. 111-122
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. 5 Leah’s Hope
  2. pp. 123-134
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. 6 Revival through Celebrity
  2. pp. 135-144
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. 7 Renewal and Havurah
  2. pp. 145-164
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Afterword
  2. pp. 165-168
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 169-170
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Index
  2. p. 171
  3. restricted access Download |

Additional Information

ISBN
9781611681932
MARC Record
OCLC
762961309
Pages
192
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.