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The Jewish origins of cultural pluralism : the Menorah Association and American diversity

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Greene,Daniel

Source:

Modern Jewish experience Bloomington, Ind., Indiana University Press, Bloomington, Ind., p.261 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LB3613 .J4 G74 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9175743

Keywords:

Cultural pluralism--United States--History--20th century, etc, Harvard Menorah Society (Cambridge, Intercollegiate Menorah Association (New York, Jewish college students--Massachusetts--Cambridge--Societies, Jewish college students--United States--Societies, Jews--Cultural assimilation--United States, Jews--United States--Identity, Jews--United States--Intellectual life--20th century, Mass.)--History--20th century, Menorah Association (New York, N.Y.)--History--20th century

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: "Kultur Klux Klan or cultural pluralism" -- The Harvard Menorah Society and the Menorah idea -- The intercollegiate Menorah Association and the "Jewish invasion" of American colleges -- Cultural pluralism and its critics -- Jewish studies in an American setting -- A pluralist history and culture -- Pluralism in fiction -- Epilogue: "The promise of the Menorah idea".

Publication Language:

eng