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Autobiographies of American Jews

by Harold U. Ribalow

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia [Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthologie,
  • Jews,
  • Biography,
  • Autobiographie

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled, with an introduction, by Harold U. Ribalow
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.37 .A1316 1965
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 496 p. ;
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24931174M
    LC Control Number65017047
    OCLC/WorldCa626523

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Autobiographies of American Jews by Harold U. Ribalow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Autobiographies of American Jews. [Harold U Ribalow;] -- Excerpts from the adventurous lives of Jewish men and women exemplifying their adjustment to and participation in American life, mostly between and ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Covers the years to " Description: pages 22 cm: Contents: Boyhood in San Francisco / Sol Bloom --Emma Lazarus / Philip Cowen --Introduction to a rabbinic career / David Philipson --The promised land / Mary Antin --The birth of the Jewish unions / Morris Hillquit --The founders of American.

I was assigned this book for a Jewish History class at my university, and so far I'm really enjoying it. We read one of the autobiographies each week, and I feel that Cohen has done an excellent job of bringing together stories from different backgrounds and different experiences, and even has a married couple each tell their stories in their own autobiographies.5/5(6).

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Accounts of the immigrant experience, of feminist and/or activist involvement, of the changing role of women in Jewish and American life, as well as literary and political autobiographies, Holocaust survival narratives, and coming-of-age memoirs are all categories of autobiography to which American Jewish women have contributed copiously.

Ribalow has published an anthology of autobiographies of American Jews (). Other collections have included Leo W. *Schwarz 's Memoirs of my People () and H. Bach's Juedische Memoiren aus drei Jahrhunderten ().

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Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Steve Rubin, the editor of the Jewish Publication Society anthology, Writing Our Lives: Autobiographies of American Jews, prefaces the excerpt from I Am a Woman—And a Jew by detailing Stern’s biography: her birth in Skedel, Poland, her early immigration to the United States, and her dual careeers as social worker and.

Profiles the lives of more than Jews and describes their achievements in science, medicine, religion, politics, law, education, business, and the arts From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. The Hardcover of the Writing Our Lives: Autobiographies of American Jews, by Steven J Rubin Ph.D.

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Short Description: In this book, Alfred Kazin, who for more than 30 years has been one of the central figures of America's intellectual life, takes us into his own life and times.

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