How Jews Became White Folks: And What That Says About Race in America

How Jews became white folks and what that says about race in America - Recounts how Jews assimilated into, and became accepted by, mainstream white society in the later twentieth century, as they lost their working-class orientation

The SPHAS: The Life and Times of Basketball’s Greatest Jewish Team

Douglas Stark is the author of The SPHAS: The Life and Times of Basketball's Greatest Jewish Team.

Speaking of Jews: Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity

Speaking of Jews: Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity

Recovering "Yiddishland": Threshold Moments in American Literature

Recovering "Yiddishland": Threshold Moments in American Literature

Our Exodus: Leon Uris and the Americanization of Israel's Founding Story

Jewish literature is rife with stories of the Holocaust and the establishment of Israel, but Leon Uris’s 1958 novel Exodus used history to make history.

Kosher Nation: Why More and More of America's Food Answers to a Higher Authority

Sue Fishkoff, author of The Rebbe’s Army, examines the state of kashrut in the United States today.

Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Jews and the Civil War: a reader

Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition by Marni Davis

Jew Vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry

Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry

History Lessons: The Creation of American Jewish Heritage

History Lessons: The Creation of American Jewish Heritage


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