7 edition of Jews in the Center found in the catalog.
July 2000 by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English
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Primary sources may be found in Jacob R. Marcus, The Jew in the American World: A Source Book () and Morris U. Schappes, A Documentary History of the Jews in the United States, (3rd ed., ). The most thorough scholarly treatment of colonial American Jewry is Jacob Rader Marcus's The Colonial American Jew ().
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Jews in the Center seeks to understand how synagogues function as congregations and to what extent they allow for individual self-expression.
By focusing on a mainstream population, this Jews in the Center book sheds light on religious people who generally receive the least attentionthe broad center who neither retreat from society nor blur all boundaries Author: Jack Wertheimer. Center for Religion and Media at New York University has sponsored a working group on Jews and media.
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