2 edition of communal organization of the Jews in the United States, 1927 found in the catalog.
communal organization of the Jews in the United States, 1927
Harry Sebee Linfield
At head of title: The American Jewish Committee, Statistical Department, New York.
|Statement||by Harry S. Linfield ...|
|Contributions||American Jewish Committee. Statistical Dept.|
|LC Classifications||E184.J5 L68|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 15-191 p.|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||31014824|
The very first Jewish communities in the United States were settled by Sephar dim, Jews of the Spanish-Portugese tradition who established their synagogues in that tradition. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the majority of American Jews were of . Introduced below is a “snapshot” of Jewish communal trends: Unlike many other ethnic and religious communities in the United States, Jews are today primarily concentrated in only a few major urban settings, namely the metropolitan New York area, Southern California, South Florida, metropolitan Chicago, and the Bay Area.
Sources: Ira M. Sheskin and Arnold Dashefsky (Editors), “Jewish Population in the United States, ” American Jewish Year Book () (Dordrecht: Springer) p. ; American Jewish Historical Society, American Jewish Desk Reference, (The Philip Leff Group, Inc., ), p. 35; American Jewish Year Book (NY: American Jewish Committee, );. Jewish Immigrants and American Capitalism , New York: Cambridge University Press, Lederhendler’s book covers a wide topic range in regards to the Russian Jewish Emigration to America. With extensive information about the Jewish life prior to the move to the United States and insight to the integration once they arrived.
Jews have been seen (often by anti-Semitic commentators) as aligned with liberal or radical political philosophies including socialism, communism, unionization, and the New Deal and tended to vote heavily in favor of candidates of the Democratic party in the United States; in the past decade or two, a marked trend toward conservatism and. Jews in the Early Republic. Sources. Freedom and gh American religious culture in the early nineteenth century was dominated by Protestantism, Jews and other non-Protestants shared that culture and grew within religious freedom secured by the Constitution gave these groups greater liberty than they had in the colonial period, and more than in many other nations.
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Communal organization of the Jews in the United States, New York, American Jewish Committee, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H S Linfield; American Jewish Committee.
Statistical Department. organized communal life of the Jews. In there were 4, Jews in the country. This considerable number of American residents were widely scattered over the country, residing in nea cities, villages, and rural areas. The size of the Jewish groups dif-fered greatly.
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