The Foundations of American Jewish Liberalism 9781108571074, 1108571077

American Jews have built a political culture based on the principle of equal citizenship in a secular state. This durabl

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Table of contents :
Part I: The Problem(s) of American Jewish Liberalism
America Is Different
Why American Jewish Politics Is Puzzling
How is America Different
Part II: Development of the American Jewish Political Culture
How Jews Fell in Love with the American Regime
Jewish Political Culture in the Early National Period
Consolidating Jewish Political Culture
Early-Twentieth-Century Challenges to Jewish Political Culture
Part III: Jewish Liberalism and the Democratic Party in the Post-New Deal Era
Jewish Political Culture During the "Long Sixties" and After
Resurgence of Democratic Partisanship in the Post-New Deal Era
The Persistence of the Jewish Liberal Tradition
References
Index

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