Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

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This book was published with the assistance of the
Anniversary Fund of the University of North Carolina Press.

© 2017 The University of North Carolina Press

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The University of North Carolina Press has been a member
of the Green Press Initiative since 2003.

A version of chapter 6 was first published in Journal of Jewish Identities 8, no. 2
(2015): 59–84. Reprinted with permission by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Parts of chapter 3 were first published in Rites of Passage: How Todays Jews Celebrate,
Commemorate, and Commiserate (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2010), 9–23.

Cover illustration: “L’Shana Tova” (Happy New Year) postcard from the collection
of Dr. Haim Grossman. Used by permission of Dr. Haim Grossman.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA
Names: Kranson, Rachel, author.
Title: Ambivalent embrace : Jewish upward mobility in postwar
America / Rachel Kranson.
Description: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017] |
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Identifiers: LCCN 2017019368 | ISBN 9781469635422 (cloth : alk. paper) |
ISBN 9781469635439 (pbk : alk. paper) | ISBN 9781469635446 (ebook)
Subjects: LCSH: Jews—United States—Social conditions. | Jews—United States—
Attitudes. | Wealth—Religious aspects—Judaism. | Wealth—Moral and ethical
aspects. | Wealth—Psychological aspects. | Jews—United States—Identity.
Classification: LCC E184.36.S65 K73 2017 | DDC 305.892/4073—dc23
lc record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2017019368

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