New York City, the Jews, and "The Urban Experience"

By Eli Lederhendler

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1999

This essay examines the reasons why New York City is the only city that, as a whole, has been imagined as a Jewish space: a "home," in the way that a shtetl or neighborhood is conceived as a home. In Studies in Contemporary Jewry 15, 49-67.

Topic: Residential Patterns, Cities and Suburbs, Culture

Name of Publication: Studies in Contemporary Jewry

Volume/Issue: 15

Page Number(s): 49-67

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Genre: Report

Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Lederhendler, Eli. New York City, the Jews, and "The Urban Experience". Studies in Contemporary Jewry. Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1999: 49-67. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=445


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