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Neither in dark speeches nor in similitudes : reflections and refractions between Canadian and American Jews  Cover Image E-book E-book

Neither in dark speeches nor in similitudes : reflections and refractions between Canadian and American Jews

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  • OCLC: ocn951847618
  • ISBN: 9781771122313
  • ISBN: 1771122315
  • ISBN: 1771122331
  • ISBN: 9781771122337
  • ISBN: 1771122323
  • ISBN: 9781771122320
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
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  • Published: Waterloo, Ontario :Wilfrid Laurier University Press,2016.
  • Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: The value of Canadian Jewish history to the American Jewish historian, and vice versa : another look / Jonathan D. Sarna -- Traversing the 49th parallel : the Jewish experience prior to 1867 / Susan Landau-Chark -- Re-evaluating Jew or JuifJewish community and life in Franco heritage North America before ca. 1920 / Barry L. Stiefel -- Planting the seed of identity : the contributions of the early Jewish farmers of North America / Howard Gontovnick -- Bacon, beans, and a fine dish of "ditto" : commonalities in early Jewish life and religiosity along the Pacific West Coast / Lillooet Nordlinger McDonnell -- They who control the time : the Orthodox alliance of Abraham De Sola and Jacques Judah Lyons and the nineteenth-century Jewish calendar / Zev Eleff -- Finding a rabbi for Quebec City : the interplay between an American rabbinate and a Canadian congregation / Ira Robinson -- "Chasing the cure" on both sides of the border : Jewish tuberculosis sanatoriums in Denver and Montreal / Jeanne Abrams -- Performing Jewish: Heinz Unger, Gustav Mahler, and the musical strains of German-Jewish identity in Canada and the United States / Hernan Tesler-Mabe -- East meets West : Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews in Canada and the United States / Kelly Amanda Train.
Summary: A bi-national collaboration of Canadian and American Jewish studies scholars who analyze the unique and common features in the Jewish experience of both respective countries in North America.
Subject: Jews -- Canada -- History
Jews -- United States -- History
Canada -- Ethnic relations
United States -- Ethnic relations

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