Encounter with Emancipation: The German...

This superbly documented study, enriched by anecdotes and illustrations, portrays the first genuine encounter of Jewish society with emancipation.

For Gerson, who taught me the full meaning of dayah kanitah u- meh hasartah.

Encounter with Emancipation: The German Jews in the United States, 1830-1914


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FRONT MATTERTitleCopyright PageDedication PageContentsAcknowledgmentsPrefaceNotesIndexPortraits and IllustrationsIsaac Mayer WiseSigismund WatermanIsaac LeeserJudah P. BenjaminAbe RuefOscar S. StrausMax LilienthalAlexander KohutRebecca GratzEmil G. HirschJacob Henry SchiffRodeph Shalom Synagogue,The Asmonean: First issue of Robert Lyon's publication, October 26, 1849Excerpt from a Jewish petition to the U.S. SenateThe Israelite, 1854, the first issue of Rubby Isaac Mayer Wise's publicationAnnouncement of a meeting regarding Edgar Mortara's abductionJewish Hospital announcement, of Philadelphia, 1864 Gratz College lecturer announcementSome resultes of the Galveston Plan to direct Eastern European Juws away from the East German Jewish immigrants peddle their wares Adler and Brothers, Chicago, 1866 Filene's advertisement, Boston, 1909 Feustmann & Kaufmann, a Philadelphia dry goods business
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