Modern Jewish History
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Early Modern History
Traditionalists as well as modernists opposed Hasidism on social, theological and cultural grounds.
The kabbalistic false messiah.
A history of the marrano diaspora.
The diaries of this businesswoman provide an intimate picture of 17th-century German Jews.
The shtetl looms large in Jewish history and memory.
While some Jews fought, others suffered at the hands of the British.
Be a Jew at home and a man on the street.
The famous treyf banquet at Hebrew Union College's first ordination ceremony symbolized a formal break from tradition.
The espionage conviction of a French military officer was a watershed event in the history of European anti-Semitism.
A brief history of the place where so many Jewish immigrants entered the U.S.
America's Communist movement owed a lot to Jewish support.
Reconciling American identity with support for a Jewish homeland
Where New York City's Jews went to get away from it all.
An examination of the philosophy of one of the twentieth century's most prominent Jewish thinkers, Mordecai Kaplan (1881-1983).
Jewish gangsters rode organized crime out of the ghetto to a life of violence and crime.
After World War II, thousands of American Jews left the cities for the suburbs.
The complicated history of Black-Jewish relations in America.
The fight to liberate the Soviet Jews united the American Jewish community.
Contemporary Jewish feminism has made its impact on all of the major denominations of Jewish life.
Jewish life flourishes both in and outside the former Soviet Union.