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The downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the foundation of Israel / Ofer Shiff.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: BM755.S544 S55 2014

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    Series
    Modern Jewish history
    Modern Jewish history.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Shiff, Ofer.
    Published
    Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, [2014]
    Locale
    Ohio
    Cleveland
    United States
    Edition
    First edition
    Contents
    I. The Early 1950s. 1. The Bridge's and Wall's approach
    2. The American century in the wake of the Holocaust
    3. Where Judaism differed: a call for external and internal reform
    II. In Retrospect: Silver's pre-State Zionist career. 4. Silver's early struggle against anti-Semitism and Nazism
    5. The 1940s: the Holocaust as political leverage
    6. 1947-1948: an American-Jewish or a pan-Jewish leader?
    III. Israel becomes an ideological and political challenge. 7. In the wake of Israeli statehood
    8. Identification without subordination
    9. The attempt to regain status in the wake of Eisenhower's election
    10. A recurrent existential threat to the Jews
    11. Unequivocal support for Israel during the Suez crisis
    Epilogue. Reform Jewish prophet or Zionist leader? 12. Silver as a progressive visionary
    13. Nonetheless, a Zionist leader.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-284) and index.
    I. The Early 1950s. 1. The Bridge's and Wall's approach -- 2. The American century in the wake of the Holocaust -- 3. Where Judaism differed: a call for external and internal reform -- II. In Retrospect: Silver's pre-State Zionist career. 4. Silver's early struggle against anti-Semitism and Nazism -- 5. The 1940s: the Holocaust as political leverage -- 6. 1947-1948: an American-Jewish or a pan-Jewish leader? -- III. Israel becomes an ideological and political challenge. 7. In the wake of Israeli statehood -- 8. Identification without subordination -- 9. The attempt to regain status in the wake of Eisenhower's election -- 10. A recurrent existential threat to the Jews -- 11. Unequivocal support for Israel during the Suez crisis -- Epilogue. Reform Jewish prophet or Zionist leader? 12. Silver as a progressive visionary -- 13. Nonetheless, a Zionist leader.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780815610359
    0815610351 (cloth : alk. paper)
    0815652801 (ebook)
    9780815652809 (ebook)
    Physical Description
    289 pages ; 24 cm.

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