|Product Name||American Judaism: A History|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 030010197X|
|Price New||25.00 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||3.50 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||6.14 inches (convert)|
|Height||1.53 inches (convert)|
|Length||9.64 inches (convert)|
|Weight||31.2 ounces (convert)|
|Author||Jonathan D. Sarna|
|Long Description||This magisterial work chronicles the 350-year history of the Jewish religion in America. Tracing American Judaism from its origins in the colonial era through the present day, Jonathan Sarna explores the ways in which Judaism adapted in this new context. How did American culture - predominantly Protestant and overwhelmingly capitalist - affect Jewish religion and culture? And how did American Jews shape their own communities and faith in the new world? Jonathan Sarna, a preeminent scholar of American Judaism, tells the story of individuals struggling to remain Jewish while also becoming American. He offers a dynamic and timely history of assimilation and revitalisation, of faith lost and faith regained. The first comprehensive history of American Judaism in over fifty years, this book is both a celebration of 350 years of Jewish life in America and essential reading for anyone interested in American religion and life.|
|Similar Items||9780140113815: The Schocken Book Of Contemporary Jewish Fiction|
9780548369975: Jews And Booze: Becoming American In The Age Of Prohibition (Goldstein-Goren Series In American Jewish History)
9780827605299: Judaism as a Civilization: Toward a Reconstruction of American-Jewish Life
9780151003020: The Illustrated History of the Jewish People
9780841913769: The American Jewish Experience, 2nd Edition
9780814325483: The Jew In The American World: A Source Book
9780738851044: Portrait Of American Jews: The Last Half Of The Twentieth Century (Samuel And Althea Stroum Lectures In Jewish Studies)
9780295974712: Portrait Of American Jews: The Last Half Of The Twentieth Century (Samuel And Althea Stroum Lectures In Jewish Studies)
9781879045293: The Last Trial: On The Legends And Lore Of The Command To Abraham To Offer Isaac As A Sacrifice (Jewish Lights Classic Reprint)
9780674032439: A Fire In Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists In New York
View 20 more similar items
|Search Google||by EAN or by Title|
The site has been updating over the past few months and now we are done with the big upgrade!
You have gotten to see some of the cosmetic changes as we went along. Many of these could be moved to the live production server without causing an outage.
Over the past few days, users have been accessing the site using our backup server while our main server was fully upgraded. It was a long process taking months of preperation and design but all the hard work is done now.
- We are running on a new version of the database server
- We are running on a new version of the web server
- We have totally redesigned the data layout in the database
- We have imported all of the data from the old layout into the new layout. This is what took the longest.
- All of the new users that joined while we were switching over have been imported and can fully access the new site.
- All of the data updated on the backup server will be copied over to the new site shortly.
All in all it was a very hectic few months getting everything ready but it is quite a joy to see the improves performance.
We still have some work to do. The backup server has to be upgraded now to match the production server for one thing. We want to add more fields to the database so we can provide more information about products than we could in the past. But this work won't impact the site in an adverse way. We can easily add new fields without any interuption to your access to the site.
We have performed a great deal of testing but if we missed something by chance please contact us and we will get it fixed right away.