Jewish American Life

American-Jewish history and culture.

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The 1909 Great Revolt
The International Ladies Garment Worker's Union strikes

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
A 1911 tragedy

Radicalized Jews
Jews & the Communist movement

"The Crime of the Century"
The Rosenberg case

Grounding Liberalism in History
American Jews & liberal politics

Extending America's Freedoms
Jews and the Civil Rights movement





Jewish-American Literature
An overview

Immigrant Literature
Yiddish speakers take up English writing

Into the Literary Mainstream
Connecting with Americans by writing about alienation

Jewish American Literature Today
A new crop of writers

Jewish American Poetry
Is there something uniquely Jewish about it?

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