Looks into the ambivalence of American Jews and upward mobility. Even handed account....
Paperback: 232 pages
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (November 6, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 674817
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American Jews unambivalently celebrated their generally strong growth in economic status and social acceptance during the booming postwar era. In fact, a significant number of Jewish religious, artistic, and intellectual leaders worried about the ascent of la...