The Jews of Boston : essays on the occasion of the centenary (1895-1995) of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston / edited by Jonathan D. Sarna & Ellen Smith.

For almost 350 years, Jews have been part of Boston history, shaping the community and being shaped by it. Now, for the first time, a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated history of the Jews of Boston recounts their stories and marks their achievements. Comprising twelve essays by eleven expert schol...

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Corporate Author: Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston.
Other Authors: Sarna, Jonathan D., Smith, Ellen, 1951-
Format: Book
Published: Boston : The Philanthropies, 1995.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • The Jews of Boston in historical perspective / Jonathan Sarna
  • Strangers and sojourners / Ellen Smith
  • Israelites in Boston," 1840-1880 / Ellen Smith
  • The emergence of a unified community, 1880-1917 / William A. Braverman
  • From margin to mainstream, 1917-1967 / Leon A. Jick
  • Moving apart and growing together, 1967-1994 / Sherry Israel
  • In search of suburbs / Gerald H. Gamm
  • Temples in the American Athens / David Kaufman
  • Community and philanthropy / Susan Ebert
  • Pioneers and pacesetters / Mark A. Raider
  • Passionate visions in contest / Joseph Reimer
  • The smart set / Stephen J. Whitfield.