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Title The narrow bridge : Jewish views on multiculturalism / edited by Marla Brettschneider ; [with a foreword by Cornel West]
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 291 pages)
Contents Multiculturalism, Jews, and democracy : situating the discussion / Marla Brettschneider -- Challenges of difference at Bridges / Clare Kinberg -- Beyond the taboo : talking about class / Felice Yeskel -- Klal Israel : lesbians and gays in the Jewish community / Bob Goldfarb -- Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Quebecois : Jewish politics in multicultural Canada / Rebecca Posner -- Toward a multicultural politics : a Jewish feminist perspective / Martha Ackelsberg -- Stayed on freedom : Jew in the Civil Rights Movement and after / Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz -- Black, white, and red: Jewish and African Americans in the Communist Party / Gerald Horne -- Pioneers in dialogue : Jews building bridges / Reena Bernards -- Of Haiti and horseradish / Toba Spitzer -- Jews and the multicultural university curriculum / Evelyn Torton Beck -- Jews and African Americans as cotrainers in antiracism and antioppression education / Naomi Nim -- Making room for Jews in multicultural public school education / Leora Saposnik, Ellen Osterhaus -- The tree of knowledge and the tree of life / Jonathan Boyarin -- Hearing the call : solidarity with Ethiopian Jews / Ephraim Isaac -- Voices from the field : multiculturalism as experienced in Jewish social service agencies / Nora Gold -- Facilitating multicultural progress : community economic development and the American Jewish community / Jeffrey Dekro -- What does it mean to be an "American"? / Michael Walzer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Jews -- United States -- Identity.
Jews -- United States -- Politics and government.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Brettschneider, Marla.
ISBN 0585173516 (electronic bk.)
9780585173511 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)