American Judaism A History Second Edition Jonathan D. Sarna

Publication date:
13 Aug 2019
Yale University Press
560 pages: 235 x 156 x 29mm
41 b-w illus.
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Jonathan D. Sarna’s award-winning American Judaism is now available in an updated and revised edition that summarizes recent scholarship and takes into account important historical, cultural, and political developments in American Judaism over the past fifteen years.
Praise for the first edition:
“Sarna . . . has written the first systematic, comprehensive, and coherent history of Judaism in America; one so well executed, it is likely to set the standard for the next fifty years.”—Jacob Neusner, Jerusalem Post
“A masterful overview.”—Jeffrey S. Gurock, American Historical Review
“This book is destined to be the new classic of American Jewish history.”—Norman H. Finkelstein, Jewish Book World
Winner of the 2004 National Jewish Book Award/Jewish Book of the Year

Jonathan D. Sarna is University Professor and Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University and Chief Historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History.