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Cultural Historical Studies of Jews in Pennsylvania: A Review and Preview

@article{Bronner1999CulturalHS,
  title={Cultural Historical Studies of Jews in Pennsylvania: A Review and Preview},
  author={Simon J. Bronner},
  journal={Pennsylvania history},
  year={1999},
  volume={66},
  pages={311-338}
}
Since the 1950s, study of the Jewish Pennsylvania experience has owed much to Maxwell Whitemans weighty narrative of Philadelphias Jews.1 The story he recounted emphasized the centrality of Philadelphia to Jewry in Penn sylvania, and its connection in a vertical line to the other eastern seaboard cities of New York and Baltimore. Making the case for the integration of Jews into American society, apparendy in awe of the assimilation-minded Oscar Handlin, Whiteman and his cohorts joined Jewish… Expand
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