Item description for Jps: The Americanization of Jewish Culture, 1888-1988 by Jonathan D. Sarna...
Published to mark the 100th anniversary of The Jewish Publication Society, Jonathan Sarna's engaging blend of anecdote and analysis presents the personalities and the controversies, the struggles and the achievements behind a century of publishing by the oldest English-language publisher of Jewish books in the world. Includes black and white photographs and extensive listings of JPS officers and editors, governing boards, and authors, translators, and illustrators, up to 1988.
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Library Journal - 11/01/1989
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Studio: Jewish Publication Society of America
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.26" Width: 7.42" Height: 1.54" Weight: 2.47 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 1989
Publisher Jewish Publication Society of America
ISBN 0827603185 ISBN13 9780827603189
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More About Jonathan D. Sarna
Jonathan Sarna is Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, and chairs the Academic Board of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives. Author or editor of more than twenty books on American Jewish history and life, he is also the chief historian of the National Museum of American Jewish History and of the 350th commemoration of Jewish life in America, 1654-2004.
Jonathan D. Sarna currently resides in the state of Massachusetts. Jonathan D. Sarna has an academic affiliation as follows - Brandeis University.
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A comprehensive history of The Jewish Publication Society Jun 6, 2005
JPS The Americanization Of Jewish Culture 1888-1988 is a comprehensive history of The Jewish Publication Society and its mission to become America's foremost publisher of Jewish books in English. From the efforts JPS's founders, a group of genttel Philadelphia philanthropists, to the story of how a tragic love affair with a JPS author was the turning point for Henrietta Szold to become a founder of Hadassah and Youth Aliyah, to a close scrutiny of the deliberations and behind-the-scenes work that went into the JPS Bible translations of 1917 and 1985, which have been since deemed acceptable to all major branches of Judaism. Part reflection, part manifesto, part record and part testimony to an ongoing dream, JPS The Americanization Of Jewish Culture 1888-1988 is a welcome addition to Judaic studies and literature reference shelves.