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Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint RabbisHow Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis: How Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community

Jodi Eichler-Levine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660639
eISBN:
9781469660653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Exploring a contemporary Judaism rich with the textures of family, memory, and fellowship, Jodi Eichler-Levine takes readers inside a flourishing American Jewish crafting movement. As she travelled ... More

Ambivalent EmbraceJewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American ... More

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