By Jonathan D. Sarna

ISBN-10: 030010197X

ISBN-13: 9780300101973

ISBN-10: 0300109768

ISBN-13: 9780300109764

This magisterial paintings chronicles the 350-year heritage of the Jewish faith in the US. Tracing American Judaism from its origins within the colonial period throughout the cutting-edge, Jonathan Sarna explores the ways that Judaism tailored during this new context. How did American tradition - predominantly Protestant and overwhelmingly capitalist - impact Jewish faith and tradition? and the way did American Jews form their very own groups and religion within the new global? Jonathan Sarna, a preeminent pupil of yankee Judaism, tells the tale of people suffering to stay Jewish whereas additionally turning into American. He deals a dynamic and well timed historical past of assimilation and revitalisation, of religion misplaced and religion regained. the 1st entire background of yank Judaism in over fifty years, this publication is either a party of 350 years of Jewish existence in the US and crucial interpreting for an individual drawn to American faith and life.

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