American Jewish desk reference: the ultimate one-volume reference to the Jewish experience in America

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Publisher:
Random House,
Pub. Date:
[1999]
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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From the Foremost Archive of the American Jewish Experience, the First All-Encompassing Reference to Jewish Life in the United States, from 1654 to the Present This authoritative reference of nearly 900 entries covers all aspects of America's lively and influential Jewish culture--history, religion, rituals, family life, law, politics, business, education, music and the arts, sports, entertainment, books, language, science, and more. It is at once an indispensable resource, the perfect gift for every bar/ bat mitzah, graduation, and wedding, and a book that every Jew and many non-Jews will want close at hand. American Jewish Desk Reference brings together the events, personalities, themes and issues of contemporary Jewish life in the United States on a scope never attained before in a single volume. It's brimming with in-depth essays on significant topics and compelling biographies of hundreds of prominent American Jewish personalities. Their achievements and contributions to all walks of life are here, from Bella Abzug, Mortimer Adler, and Woody Allen, to Elie Wiesel, Henny Youngman, and Florenz Ziegfeld. Effortless to use and a delight to both casual browsers and serious researchers, the book features:   Convenient chronological or alphabetical organization   Entries on over 500 influential Jewish Americans, over 100 topic essays, and well over 200 key historical events.   Over 100 black-and-white photographs from the American Jewish Historical Society, as well as private collections.   Fascinating sidebars, statistics, anecdotes and kernels of American Jewish lore that will surprise and delight even the most knowledgeable reader. American Jewish Desk Reference is the best place to look for ready answers to all your questions about Jewish life and history in America.
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