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Jews and the New American Scene

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674424449

Publication Date: 03/23/1995

239 pages


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  • Introduction: America’s Tribal Dilemma
  • 1. An Old People in a New Land
  • 2. The Promise of Double Freedom
  • 3. The Downside of Exceptionalism
  • 4. The Riddle of the Defensive Jew
  • 5. Israel, the X-Factor
  • 6. Still on the Left
  • 7. The Fragile Remnants
  • Notes
  • Index

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