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- DescriptionNew York Jews, so visible and integral to the culture, economy and politics of America's greatest city, has eluded the grasp of historians for decades. This book presents the research on the interpretation of a Jewish urban community at once the largest in Jewish history and most important in the modern world.
- Author BiographyHoward B. Rock is a Professor of History Emeritus at Florida International University. He is winner of the 2012 Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year Award, National Jewish Book Council and the 2012 Runner-Up for the Dixon Ryan Manuscript Award presented by the New York Historical Association for Haven of Liberty: New York Jews in the New World, 1654-1865. He is also the author or editor of five other books, including Cityscapes: A History of New York in Images, written with Deborah Dash Moore. 0pt;line-height:115%; font-family: Times New Roman ,serif;mso-fareast-font-family: Times New Roman >Deborah Dash Moore 0pt;line-height:115%; font-family: Times New Roman ,serif;mso-fareast-font-family: Times New Roman ; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold >is Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author/editor of a number of books, including 0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family: Times New Roman ,serif >GI Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation 0pt;line-height:115%; font-family: Times New Roman ,serif;mso-bidi-font-style:italic >and, with Howard Rock, Cityscapes: A History of New York in Images. Jeffrey S. Gurock is Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History atYeshivaUniversity. A prize-winning author, he has written or edited fifteen books in American Jewish history. Gurock has served as chair of the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society and as associate editor of American Jewish History. He lives with his family in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. Annie Polland is Senior Vice President for Programs and Education at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Daniel Soyer is associate professor of history at Fordham University. He is the author of Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880-1939. Diana L. Linden is author of Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals: Jewish Identity in the American Scene and co-editor of The Social and the Real: Political Art of the 1930s in the Western Hemisphere
- Author(s)Annie Polland,Daniel Soyer,Diana L. Linden,Jeffrey S. Gurock
- PublisherNew York University Press
- Date of Publication10/09/2012
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Series TitleCity of Promises
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintNew York University Press
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byDeborah Dash Moore,Howard B. Rock
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