Becoming American Jews :Temple Israel of Boston /Meaghan Dwyer-Ryan, Susan L. Porter, Lisa Fagin Davis.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-256334

Description

xvii, 259 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

History.
Synagogues History.
Jews History.
Reform Judaism History.

Originator

Dwyer-Ryan, Meaghan.
Porter, Susan L.
Davis, Lisa Fagin.

Contents

Foreword / by Ronne Friedman -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The synagogue and the community, 1842-1874 -- Becoming a reform temple, 1874-1911 -- The era of optimism, 1911-1928 -- The "menace of these tragic times," 1928-1953 -- Prophetic Judaism and the "symphony of American life," 1953-1973 -- "A home for every constituency," 1973-1988 -- "A community of communities," 1988-2009.

Publication

Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ;
Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England

Publisher Series

Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life
Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life.

Description

xvii, 259 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Inscribed: "For the Library and Archives, with thanks for all your help, Susan."

ISBN

9781584657903 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1584657901

Call Number

Stacks BM225.B6 D89 2009

Other People and Orgs

Congregation Adath Israel (Boston, Mass.)

Places

Massachusetts Boston