Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 67 items

  • Keywords: Jewish immigrants x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Immigration and Social Control

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The world of emancipated British Jewry was turned upside down by the waves of immigration of Jews from Russia and eastern Europe that beat upon the shores of Britain in the quarter-century following ... More


Strange Doctrines

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dislocation which the great immigration from eastern Europe caused to the established structures of British Jewry went beyond mere numbers and extended into areas far removed from those of ... More


Marriage, Americanization and American Jewish Culture, 1900–1920

Peter Y. Medding

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume XIV: Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128208
eISBN:
9780199854592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128208.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The American popular culture that created a nation out of the marriage of opposites was turned on its head by Jewish immigrants and their children. In both cases, love created new possibilities for ... More


Baseball Was America

Rebecca T. Alpert

in Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399004
eISBN:
9780199897360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399004.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides an overview of how professional baseball, defined as America's national pastime, was an entryway for immigrants, including Eastern European Jews, to become American. At the same ... More


The Promise of Sport

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the use of sport as social and political force to help facilitate the assimilation of Jewish immigrants and preserve the purity of an already endangered American stock. Social ... More


 “Trembling of the Hands”: Radical Challenges in a Pivotal Century

Leonard B. Glick

in Marked in Your Flesh: Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176742
eISBN:
9780199835621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517674X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Nineteenth-century German Jews — their way of life transformed by modernity — debated whether circumcision was an appropriate practice for adherents of the new Jewish “enlightenment” and Reform ... More


Basketball and Community

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Jewish immigrants' participation in basketball games in the U.S. Though hardly all Jews embraced basketball as a valid enterprise, some sportswriters, including Paul Gallico ... More


Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Aziza Khazzoom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Why do racial and ethnic groups discriminate against each other? The most common sociological answer is that they want to monopolize scarce resources—good jobs or top educations—for themselves. This ... More


Conclusion

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of sport in helping East European Jewish immigrants to the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century adopt to American life. The ... More


Introduction

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of sport in helping East European Jewish immigrants during the first half of the 20th century adopt to American ... More


View: