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Forged in Freedom: Shaping the Jewish-American Experience [Hardcover]

By Norman H. Finkelstein (Author)
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Over the past 100 years, Jewish immigrants, and their children and grandchildren, have made major contributions to our country's growth and development. In Forged in Freedom, Finkelstein brings to life 10 key turning points in history that affected both the U.S. and American Jews. It includes chapters on labor and justice, Jewish political coming-of-age, the fight against bigotry, the growth of a rich and varied U.S. culture, and the creation of uniquely American expressions of Judaism. There are 65 black and white photos and over 20 feature boxes throughout, as well as a glossary, a timeline of key events, bibliography, notes, and index. Norman H. Finkelstein is the author of American Jewish History: A JPS Guide, Forged in Freedom, Heeding the Call, and Remember Not to Forget: A Memory of the Holocaust.

Awards and Recognitions
Forged in Freedom: Shaping the Jewish-American Experience by Norman H. Finkelstein has received the following awards and recognitions -
  • National Jewish Book Award - 2001 Winner - Children's Literature category
  • Sydney Taylor Book Award - 2002 Notable - Older Readers category

Citations And Professional Reviews
Forged in Freedom: Shaping the Jewish-American Experience by Norman H. Finkelstein has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Booklist - 08/01/2002 page 1943
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 104
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2003 page 10
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 104
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2007 page 91
  • Wilson Senior High Core Col - 01/01/2011 page 107

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Jewish Publication Society of America
Pages   204
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.34" Width: 7.24" Height: 0.77"
Weight:   1.4 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Apr 17, 2002
Publisher   Jewish Publication Society of America
Age  9-12
ISBN  0827607482  
ISBN13  9780827607484  

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More About Norman H. Finkelstein

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Norman Finkelstein is the author of sixteen nonfiction books for young readers. Two of them, Heeding the Call: Jewish Voices in America's Civil Rights Struggle and Forged in Freedom: Shaping the Jewish-American Experience, won the National Jewish Book Award. His biography of Edward R. Murrow, With Heroic Truth, received the Golden Kite Honor Award for Nonfiction. He lives in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Norman H. Finkelstein currently resides in Farmingham Boston Boston, in the state of Massachusetts.

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1Books > Subjects > Children
2Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States > General
3Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States
4Books > Subjects > History > Jewish > General
5Books > Subjects > History > Jewish
6Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > General
7Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences
9Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Judaism > General
10Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Judaism

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A great introduction to American Jewish History  Jan 10, 2003
This is book is an excellent book for anyone interested in receiving an in-depth introduction to American Jewish History. Finkelstein utilizes his anecdotes in a fashion that allows the reader to understand the significance of major events in the lives of average American Jews. The book illustrates American Jewish life from the good through the bad.

An excellent read for anyone wanting to know about key, unknown events.


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