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Author Raphael, Marc Lee

Title The synagogue in America : a short history / Marc Lee Raphael

Publ Info New York : New York University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  BM205 .R372 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  BM205 .R372 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Building the synagogue community in colonial America : the earliest years -- Reforming Judaism everywhere : ushering in change in the nineteenth century -- An explosion of immigrant synagogues : Jewish mass migration to America -- Conservative and Orthodox Judaism define themsleves : between the wars -- Expanding suburbs and synagogues : the post-World War II years -- Reinventing, experimenting, and reaching up : Judaism after 1967
LC subject Synagogues -- United States -- History
Judaism -- United States -- History
Jews -- United States -- History
Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs
ISBN 9780814775820 (cl : alk. paper)
0814775829 (cl : alk. paper)