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Jewish life in small-town America [electronic resource] : a history /

Lee Shai Weissbach.

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Main Author: Weissbach, Lee Shai
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Series: ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
Topics: Jews - United States - Social conditions - 19th century. | Jews - United States - Social conditions - 20th century. | Cities and towns - Religious aspects - Judaism. | City and town life - United States - History. | Cities and towns - Religious aspects - Judaism. | City and town life - United States - History. | Jews - United States - Social conditions - 19th century. | Jews - United States - Social conditions - 20th century. | United States - History, Local. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Sociology - Urban. | HISTORY - General.
Regions: United States - History, Local.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/jkmlibrary/detail.action?docID=10170058 Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary
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Introduction: Searching the patterns. -- Patterns of evidence: identifying small communities. -- Patterns of settlement: the early years. -- Patterns of settlement: the era of mass migration. -- Patterns of stability and mobility. -- Patterns of livelihood and class. -- Patterns of family life. -- Patterns of congregational organization. -- Patterns of synagogue history. -- Patterns of religious leadership. -- Patterns of culture: the German Jews. -- Patterns of culture: the East Europeans. -- Patterns of prejudice and of transformation. -- Epilogue: Patterns of endurance and decline. -- Reading the manuscript census.

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