The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000

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INDEX
abolitionists, 155–56. See also slavery
Abraham, Pearl, 357
Abrams, Elliott, 308
Abzug, Bella, 266, 327, 350
Ackerman, William, 249–50
adjunta,, 32
Adler, Cyrus, 173, 195
Adler, Felix, 122
Adler, Samuel, 120, 156
Adventures in Freedom (Handlins), 265
The Adventures ofK'tonton,, 253
affirmative action, 336, 338
African Americans, 208, 211, 243, 374n36; anti-Semitism, 211, 276; black nationalism, 334, 335, 341, 345; civil rights, 165, 259, 265–76, 282–83; discrimination vs., 165, 238, 265–70, 274–75, 285, 336; Jews joining rights struggle with, 259, 265–70, 273–75, 282–83, 298, 304, 316; moving into old Jewish enclaves, 240, 285, 288; NAACP, 92, 115, 267; slaves, 25, 26, 165, 341; tension between Jews and, 211, 274–76, 334–40, 341, 345. See also civil rights movement
Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), 212–13
agriculture. See farmers
Aguilar Free Library Society, 136
Aleichem, Sholom, 287
Alexander II, 89, 96–97
Allen, Michael, 167
Allgemeine Zeitung des Judentums,, 83
Amalgamated Clothing Workers' Union, 110, 161
America: colonies, 3, 13–40; early Republic, 41–67, 73, 143–44. See also American Revolution; government, U. S.; immigration era (1820–1924)
America fever, 83, 119. See also immigration era
American Association of University Professors, 115
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 115, 333
American Council for Judaism, 222, 328
American Federation of Jewish Fighters, Camp Inmates, and Nazi Victims, 331
American Federation of Labor, 103, 217
American Friends of Peace Now, 328
American Hebrew,, 158, 178–79
American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), 326
Americanization: Conservative, 251, 300; cosmetic surgery, 224, 380n54; German refugees, 245; immigration restrictions and, 183–84; as Jewish defense, 173–75, 223–24, 229; Jewish economy advanced by, 154; of Jewish families, 241; middle class, 206; in popular culture, 224–25. See also Jewish American identity
American Jewish Committee (AJC), 113, 198, 281–82, 316; and anti-

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The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • The S. Mark Taper Foundation Imprint in Jewish Studies *
  • Jewish Communities in the Modern World *
  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Part One - The Earliest Jewish Communities 11
  • 1 - 1654–1776 13
  • 2 - 1776–1820 41
  • Part Two - The Pivotal Century 69
  • 3 - 1820–1924 71
  • 4 - 1820–1924 112
  • 5 - 1820–1920 155
  • Part Three - Twentieth-Century Journeys 203
  • 6 - 1924–1948 205
  • 7 - 1948–1967 259
  • 8 - 1967–2000 305
  • Notes 359
  • Bibliography 395
  • Index 409
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