Place, Space, and the Shaping of American Judaism

By Riv-Ellen Prell

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), June 2007

The author points out some of the changes that have come to American Judaism with the post-World War II suburbanization, including the decreased centrality of the synagogue to Jewish life and the privilege enjoyed by Jews who came to be considered white in the suburban communities.

Topic: Race, Socioeconomic Status, Residential Patterns, Cities and Suburbs, Residential Mobility

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.37/no.642

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Prell, Riv-Ellen. Place, Space, and the Shaping of American Judaism. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). June 2007: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6528


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