Noting the remarkable success of American Jews in the business and professional world, Feingold questions the price paid for such success in terms of the loss of the distinct Jewish identity and direction.
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In this groundbreaking study, Henry L. Feingold--one of the most prominent historians today--examines the special challenges facing American Jews. The twin processes of American acculturation and secularization have acted like a powerful whirlpool, pulling them away from their inherent sense of separateness as Jews. They became Americans.About the Author:
Henry L. Feingold is professor emeritus of history at Baruch College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York.
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Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Syracuse University Press, 1996. Hard Cover no DJ. 8vo, 226 pp. Gift quality. NEW in shrinkwrap. Bookseller Inventory # 3454