American Jewish History

American Jewish History
Volume 91, Number 1, March 2003
Special Issue: Jews and Performance
Contributing Editor: Edna Nahshon

CONTENTS

Essays

    Nahshon, Edna.
  • The Pulpit and the Stage: Rabbi Joseph Silverman and the Actors' Church Alliance
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    Subject Headings:
    • Silverman, Joseph, 1860-1930.
    • Actors' Church Alliance of America.
    • Theater and society -- United States.
    Karp, Jonathan D., 1964-
  • Performing Black-Jewish Symbiosis: The "Hassidic Chant" of Paul Robeson
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    Subject Headings:
    • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 -- Knowledge -- Jewish chants.
    • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 -- Political and social views.
    • Jewish chants -- History and criticism.
    • Philosemitism.
    • Levi Isaac ben Meir, of Berdichev, 1740-1809.
    Schiff, Ellen, 1932-
  • Sinners, Scandals, Scoundrels, and Scamps on the American Jewish Stage
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jewish drama -- History and criticism.
    • American drama -- History and criticism.
    Goldman, Eric A. (Eric Arthur)
  • Avalon and Liberty Heights: Toward a Better Understanding of the American Jewish Experience through Cinema
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    Subject Headings:
    • Levinson, Barry, dir. Avalon [film]
    • Levinson, Barry, dir. Liberty heights [film]
    • Jews in motion pictures.
    • Jews -- United States -- History.
    Katz, Emily Alice.
  • It's the Real World After All: The American-Israel Pavilion-Jordan Pavilion Controversy at the New York World's Fair, 1964-1965
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    Subject Headings:
    • New York World's Fair (1964-1965). American-Israel Pavilion.
    • New York World's Fair (1964-1965). Jordan Pavilion.
    • Jewish-Arab relations.

Book Reviews

    Friedberg, Edna S.
  • This House of Noble Deeds: The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1852-2002 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aufses, Arthur H. This house of noble deeds: the Mount Sinai Hospital, 1852-2002.
    • Niss, Barbara.
    • Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
    Eisenberg, Ellen.
  • Family of Strangers: Building a Jewish Community in Washington State, and: Jews in Michigan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cone, Molly. Family of strangers: building a Jewish community in Washington State.
    • Droker, Howard.
    • Williams, Jacqueline.
    • Cantor, Judith Levin, 1928- Jews in Michigan.
    • Jews -- Washington (State) -- History.
    • Jews -- Michigan -- History.
    Umansky, Ellen M.
  • Her Works Praise Her: A History of Jewish Women in America from Colonial Times to the Present (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Diner, Hasia R. Her works praise her: a history of Jewish women in America from colonial times to the present.
    • Benderly, Beryl Lieff.
    • Jewish women -- United States -- History.
    Elkin, Judith Laikin, 1928-
  • Nazis and Good Neighbors: The United States Campaign against the Germans of Latin America in World War II (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Friedman, Max Paul. Nazis and good neighbors: the United States campaign against the Germans of Latin America in World War II.
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Deportations from Latin America.
    Baskind, Samantha.
  • Impossible Images: Contemporary Art after the Holocaust (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hornstein, Shelley, ed. Impossible images: contemporary art after the Holocaust.
    • Levitt, Laura, 1960-, ed.
    • Silberstein, Laurence J. (Laurence Jay), 1936-, ed.
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), and art.
    Horn, Dara, 1977-
  • The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wirth-Nesher, Hana, 1948-, ed. Cambridge Companion to Jewish American literature.
    • Kramer, Michael P., 1952-, ed.
    • American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
    Seltzer, Robert M.
  • Divergent Jewish Cultures: Israel and America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Moore, Deborah Dash, 1946-, ed. Divergent Jewish cultures: Israel and America.
    • Troen, S. Ilan (Selwyn Ilan), 1940-, ed.
    • Jews -- United States -- Identity.
    Moore, Deborah Dash, 1946-
  • The Strike that Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis, and: Brownsville, Brooklyn: Blacks, Jews, and the Changing Face of the Ghetto (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Podair, Jerald E., 1953- Strike that changed New York: blacks, whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville crisis.
    • Pritchett, Wendell E. Brownsville, Brooklyn: Blacks, Jews, and the changing face of the ghetto.
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Teachers -- New York (State) -- New York.
    • Brownsville (New York, N.Y.) -- Race relations.
    Feld, Marjorie N.
  • Going Greek: Jewish College Fraternities in the United States, 1895-1945 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sanua, Marianne Rachel. Going Greek: Jewish college fraternities in the United States, 1895-1945.
    • Greek letter societies.
    Schneider, Mareleyn.
  • Diamond Stories: Enduring Change on 47th Street (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Shield, Renée Rose. Diamond stories: enduring change on 47th Street.
    • Diamond industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
    Krause, Allen.
  • Fight Against Fear: Southern Jews and Black Civil Rights (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Webb, Clive, 1970- Fight against fear: southern Jews and Black civil rights.
    • African Americans -- Southern States -- Relations with Jews.
    Harrison, Andrew, 1965-
  • Renewal: Reconnecting Soviet Jewry to the Jewish People; A Decade of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC) Activities in the Former Soviet Union, 1988-1998 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Weiner, Anita. Renewal: reconnecting Soviet Jewry to the Jewish people; a decade of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC) activities in the former Soviet Union, 1988-1998.
    • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

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