|Statement||Susan Welch and Fred Ullrich.|
|LC Classifications||E184.J5 W295 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||85 p. :|
|Number of Pages||85|
|LC Control Number||84071827|
Winner of the Everett Family Foundation Book of the Year Award from the Jewish Book Council “A welcome addition to the American historical canon.”—Jordana Horn, New York Times Book Review Pamela S. Nadell weaves together the complex story of Jewish women in America—from colonial-era matriarch Grace Nathan and her great-granddaughter, poet Emma Lazarus, to Supreme Court. Nadell hits her stride in her examination of Jewish women from to , where she clearly and compellingly lays out the impact they had on American workers’ rights, education and political Author: Jordana Horn. In America’s Jewish Women, she sets out to compose a social, political, labor and cultural history covering more than three centuries. The price of the book’s sweep is often superficiality. The price of the book’s sweep is often superficiality.2/4(3). American Jewish Women’s History, an anthology covering colonial times to the present, illuminates that historical diversity. It shows women shaping Judaism and their American Jewish communities as they engaged in volunteer activities and political crusades, battled stereotypes, and constructed relationships with their Christian neighbors.
Throughout the twentieth century, American Jewish women have made history, challenging the political and cultural constraints facing women in every aspect of American life. From suffrage to birth control, from trade unionism to civil rights and feminism, from education to literature and the arts, Jewish women have been in the vanguard, leading Reviews: 2. “America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today” by Pamela S. Nadell, pages, W. W. Norton & Company, $ Looking for a combined history of American Jewish women and. Nadell sees many parallels between the history she covers and issues facing American Jewish women today. She documents instances of anti-Semitism in the 20th-century women’s movement, such as at a conference in Copenhagen in , when the Israeli delegates “were shouted down and even physically menaced” and a non-Jewish author “heard people say that having Jews in the women’s. To celebrate Women’s Equality Day, we’ll explore the stories of 12 influential Jewish women to honor the accomplishments and individuals that shaped our history. Bella Abzug – “Battling Bella” was a U.S. Representative and women’s rights activist in the s and s that was known for her advocate work for women’s and civil rights.
Joseph Lieberman's Vice Presidential nomination and Presidential candidacy are neither the first nor last words on signal Jewish achievements in American politics. Jews have played an important role in American government since the early s at least, and in view of the election, there is no political office outside the reach of Jewish American citizens. Its first section includes fourteen analytical essays by political scientists, historians, and journalists, who discuss specific aspects of Jewish participation in American political life. Some examine their endeavors in particular institutions—the executive branch, Congress, the Supreme Court, political parties, interest groups, and the media. 14) Ben Stein: American Spectator columnist, actor 13) Ken Mehlman: Former Bush campaign manager, Former RNC Chairman 12) Michael Medved: million radio listeners, columnist 11) John Podhoretz: Editor of Commentary, New York Post columnist 10) David Horowitz: FrontPageMagzine, David Horowitz Freedom Center, & Students for Academic Freedom. In America’s Jewish Women, she sets out to compose a social, political, labor and cultural history covering more than three centuries. The price of the book’s sweep is often superficiality. The price of the book’s sweep is often superficiality.