Why Study American Jewish History?

By Jonathan D. Sarna

Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), Fall 2003

The author argues that studying American Jewish history helps forge Jewish identity. He author outlines the difference between Jewish history and Jewish memory and warns readers not to confuse the two concepts.

Topic: History, Jewish Identification, Education, Communal Memory

Name of Publication: Torah at the Center

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Sarna, Jonathan D. Why Study American Jewish History?. Torah at the Center. Union for Reform Judaism (URJ). Fall 2003: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3810


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