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We called him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, a documentary history /

edited with introductions by Gary Phillip Zola.

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Names: Zola, Gary Phillip ,
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2014]
Topics: Jews - United States - History - 19th century. | Juden. | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 - Relations with Jews. | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 - Influence. | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Regions: United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Jews. | United States.
Genres: History.
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Abraham Lincoln and American Jewry -- Immigrants and the Old Northwest: Lincoln's first encounters with American Jewry -- "The most favored family visitor at the White House": the enigmatic relationship between Lincoln and Isachar Zacharie, M.D. -- Lincoln and the chaplaincy controversy -- Lincoln and the revocation of General Orders No. 11 -- Lincoln and the movement to Christianize the U.S. Constitution -- "A great man in Israel has fallen": American Jewry mourns Lincoln -- Conflicting obligations: Shavuot and the national day of humiliation and mourning -- Criticisms and commendations: conflicting views on the Lincoln presidency -- Memorializing and Judaizing Lincoln -- "His name will ever be green in your hearts": Jews and the cultural preservation of Lincoln's legacy -- "Lincoln! thou shouldst be living at this hour!" Lincoln as a moral compass for American Jews -- Lincoln miscellany.

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