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The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture 1880-1950
The selective relish with which most American Jews affirm their identity -- consuming kosher delicacies once a year, extravagantly celebrating the bar mitzvahs of their sons and the weddings of their daughters -- has usually given rise to satire or consternation. The Wonders of America offers an alternative perspective, for this pioneering social history of Jewish culture ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by Picador
(first published 1994)
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