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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 24.95
***Finalist, 2012 National Jewish Book Awards, American-Jewish Studies*** Part of the Jewish Encounter series A riveting account of General Ulysses S. Grant?s decision, in the middle of the Civil War, to order the expulsion of all Jews from the territory under his command, and the reverberations of that decision on Grant?s political career, on... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 75.00
At least 8,000 Jewish soldiers fought for the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War. A few served together in Jewish companies while most fought alongside Christian comrades. Yet even as they stood “shoulder-to-shoulder” on the front lines, they encountered unique challenges. In Jews and the Civil War , Jonathan D. Sarna and Adam Mendelsohn... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 22.95
A Kosher Christmas portrays how Jews are shaping the public and private character of Christmas by transforming December into a joyous holiday season belonging to all Americans through unique and innovative responses, including transforming Hanukkah into the Jewish Christmas; creating a national Jewish tradition of patronizing Chinese restaurants... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 40.99
One hundred and fifty years after Abraham Lincoln?s death, the full story of his extraordinary relationship with Jews is told here for the first time. Lincoln and the Jews: A History provides readers both with a captivating narrative of his interactions with Jews, and with the opportunity to immerse themselves in rare manuscripts and images, many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95
The essays collected here investigate Rabbi Silver's Zionist political leadership, his impact on American Judaism, ideological orientation and relations with the leaders of the Palestine Jewish community, World Zionist Organization and the Jewish State. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The history of educational summer camps in American Reform Judaism. Reform Judaism is not the only religious community in America to make the summer camp experience a vital part of a faith community's effort to impart its values and beliefs to its adolescents, but perhaps... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 26.95
At what moments and in what ways did Jews play a central role in American capitalism? Chosen Capital addresses this question head-on by exploring Jews? impact on American capitalism as both its architects?through their participation in specific industries?and as its most vocal critics through their support of unionism and radical political movements.... more...