Longings and Renunciations: Attitudes Towards Intermarriage in Early Twentieth Century Jewish American Novels

  title={Longings and Renunciations: Attitudes Towards Intermarriage in Early Twentieth Century Jewish American Novels},
  author={Adam Sol},
  journal={American Jewish History},
  pages={215 - 230}
  • Adam Sol
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • American Jewish History
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